Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 459 km west of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 September 2018 at 06:54 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 459 km west of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 September 2018 at 06:54 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 65 km depth

16 Sep 07:05 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 11 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 53.3 to 64.5 km.
Date & time: 16 Sep 2018 06:54:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 64.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.96°S / 102.899°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SSE of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) SW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) W of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
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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5.065 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.010 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.056 km- southern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
5.110 kmLiwa (5 MMI)BMKG

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 25 Sep 2018 21:16 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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