"The earthquake will continue to occur in the Mentawai," said the head of the Earthquake and Land Movement of Volcano and Disaster Mitigation (PVMG) I Gede Swantika on Wednesday (26/10/2010).
He added that the estimated magnitude aftershock average 5 SR. "Intensity is not every minute like an earthquake Pangandaran, but the clock," said Gede.
Strength of the first earthquake that struck the Mentawai predicted to reach 7.7 Magnitude (Mw) or different from 0.5 on the Richter Scale (SR).
"There are still large compared to SR 7.3 quake Pangandaran," he said.
7.2 magnitude earthquakes struck the Mentawai at 21:40 pm, Monday (25/10). The earthquake caused the tsunami in the Mentawai region. Reach 3 meters high waves that swept the region on the coastline.
Victims of the tsunami that reached 113 people were killed and 150 others were missing.