Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 8 October 1998 at 21:23 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.877°S / 103.104°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) S of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSE of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (283 mi) WNW of Bekasi (pop: 1,520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||33 km||southern Sumatra, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 8 October 1998 21:23 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 20 Nov 1998 23:42 UTC| M 4.8 |87 km (54.1 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details