Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 489 km west of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 00:08 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 70 km depth
Date & time: 22 Mar 2018 00:08:03 UTC
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.72°S / 102.69°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) S of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) WNW 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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|5.0||70 km||Southern Sumatra, Indonesia||GFZ|
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