Česky Earthquake of 26th December 2004
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Date and time: 26.12.2004, 01:58:53 CET
Magnitude: 9.1
Region: Indonesia, Northern Sumatra
Coordinates: 3.316° N, 95.854° E
Distance from NPP Temelin: 9100 km
Distance from NPP Dukovany:9000 km
Additional info:
The earthquake was not felt by people in the Czech Republic. It presented no threat to any of the Czech NPPs.
The tsunami triggered by the earthquake destroyed a great part of the coast of southeast Asia and many islands in the Indian Ocean. The main shock was followed by a great number of aftershocks, dozens of which were also recorded by the IPE. The earthquake was the third largest quake in the last 100 years and the largest since 1964.
More details can be found at USGS.
Seismogram of the earthquake from a station of the IPE local seismological network monitoring NPP Temelín. Time in the seismograms is in UTC (CET - 1 hour). Vertical axis shows ground velocity in mm/s.