Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 286 km southwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Sunday, 18 February 2018 at 07:04 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 286 km southwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Sunday, 18 February 2018 at 07:04 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 18 Feb 2018 07:04:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.97°S / 100.88°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
286 km (178 mi) SSW of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) SSW of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (238 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (246 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
660 km (410 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.010 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

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630.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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