2009 Talaud Islands earthquake

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2009 Talaud Islands earthquake
2009 Talaud Islands earthquake is located in Indonesia
2009 Talaud Islands earthquake
Date February 11, 2009 (UTC)
Origin time 17:34 UTC
Magnitude 7.2 Mw
Depth 20 km (12 mi) [1]
Epicenter 3°53′N 126°23′E / 3.89°N 126.39°E / 3.89; 126.39Coordinates: 3°53′N 126°23′E / 3.89°N 126.39°E / 3.89; 126.39 [1]
Type Reverse
Max. intensity VI (Strong)

The 2009 Talaud Islands earthquake occurred on February 12 at 01:34 local time (February 11, 2009 at 17:34 UTC) near Talaud Islands (Indonesian: Kepulauan Talaud), Indonesia. This reverse-type shock had a moment magnitude of 7.2 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VI (Strong). There were at least 64 people injured and 597 buildings damaged in Talaud Islands. This earthquake could also be felt in the Philippines.[1]

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