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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 1 October 1975

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 1 October 1975
Date & time: Wednesday, 1 October 1975 03:29 UTC
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.882°S / 102.198°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) S of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
150 km (93 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
161 km (100 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
191 km (119 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
193 km (120 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
535 km (333 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 1 Oct 03:29 UTCM 7.0 / 33 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 1 Oct 1975 03:29

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (35 quakes):
  • 06 Aug 1977 16:55 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    113 km (70.2 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jun 1977 06:39 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jun 1977 15:36 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11362 km (7060 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11362 km (7060 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 20 May 1977 22:51 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Apr 1977 16:10 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Mar 1977 11:33 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    118 km (73.3 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11362 km (7060 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 18 Mar 1977 06:34 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Dec 1976 03:49 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    97 km (60.3 mi) depth
    |
    101 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Dec 1976 20:34 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    87 km (54.1 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Oct 1976 02:23 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Sep 1976 13:42 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    92 km (57.2 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11362 km (7060 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    11362 km (7060 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • Show all

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