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Major mag. 7.9 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, 4 June 2000

Major mag. 7.9 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, 4 June 2000
Date & time: Sunday, 4 June 2000 16:28 UTC
Magnitude: 7.9
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.721°S / 102.087°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dempo (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) S of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
150 km (93 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
180 km (112 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
192 km (119 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
552 km (343 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1016 joules (12408 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.1 x 107 tons of TNT or 667.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 4 Jun 16:28 UTCM 7.9 / 33 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.9 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 4 Jun 2000 16:28

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (125 quakes):
  • 24 May 2002 08:48 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    131 km (82 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 May 2002 22:05 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    122 km (76 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 May 2002 00:12 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 May 2002 21:09 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    315 km (196 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Mar 2002 22:31 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33.1 km (20.6 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Mar 2002 08:57 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    116 km (72 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Mar 2002 22:24 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    51.1 km (31.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Feb 2002 17:19 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    32.6 km (20.3 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Feb 2002 10:23 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    305 km (190 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jan 2002 05:31 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Jan 2002 23:03 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    226 km (141 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Jan 2002 14:03 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jan 2002 19:13 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jan 2002 00:54 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Dec 2001 14:32 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    166 km (103 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Dec 2001 17:05 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.9 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, 4 June 2000

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