Indonesia “ Magnitude 5.6 strikes the Sumatra coast

Sumatra earthquake

Earthquake Report comment :
A rather deep but heavy earthquake struck Sumatra.
The closest villages rae Lais, Pondok, Kelapa and Kerkap.
590,000 people live in a radius of 50 km around the epicenter
Maximum calculated shaking will be moderate

Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : Mb 5.6
Saturday, September 04, 2010 at 12:06:50 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 72 km
Geo-location(s) :
40 km (25 miles) WNW of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia
110 km (70 miles) WSW of Lubuklinggau, Sumatra, Indonesia

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
GDACS ORANGE earthquake report
USGS Shaking map
USGS historic earthquakes map

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