Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 27 September 1999 at 11:58 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 68 km depth
Depth: 68.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.742°S / 103.083°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SSE of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) WNW of Bekasi (pop: 1,520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||68 km||southern Sumatra, Indonesia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 27 September 1999 11:58 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 16 Nov 1999 20:37 UTC| M 4.6 |73.6 km (45.7 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details