Indonesia – M 5.2 – Moderate and deep earthquake near Surabaya (Java)

Earthquake Report comment :
As this earthquake occurred at a depth of 595 km, only seismographs and a limited number of people will have noticed it. Surabaya is a city with 2,374,000 inhabitants.

Surabaya has no record of devastating earthquakes. Java and the waters near the island are hit regularly by major earthquakes with a lot of casualties. The last  devastating earthquake had a Magnitude of 7.0  and occurred in the afternoon of September 2, 2009. It killed 111 people, injured 1,297 and displaced 25,000 + a lot of damage to buildings and infrastructure.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Monday, August 09, 2010 at 10:34:15 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 595 km
Geo-location(s) :
130 km (80 miles) NNE of Surabaya, Java, Indonesia
135 km (85 miles) NW of Sumenep, Madura, Indonesia
185 km (115 miles) N of Probolinggo, Java, 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

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