Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 12 December 1998 at 21:39 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 80 km depth
Depth: 79.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.476°S / 103.034°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SSE of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) WNW of Bekasi (pop: 1,520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||80 km||southern Sumatra, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 12 December 1998 21:39 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 19 Jan 1999 21:37 UTC| M 4.8 |93.3 km (58 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details