Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 4 June 2000 at 22:30 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 4 June 2000 at 22:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 4 Jun 2000 10:30:50 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.801°S / 102.09°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dempo (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) NNW of Karkuwa (Bengkulu)
113 km (70 mi) S of Bengkulu (Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality) (pop: 309,700)
155 km (96 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (Lahat Regency, South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
156 km (97 mi) SSW of Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
188 km (117 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
197 km (122 mi) SW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
549 km (341 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
705 km (438 mi) SSW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.433 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 4 June 22:30 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 20 Jun 2000 12:54 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jun 2000 13:59 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2000 00:11 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 4 June 2000 at 22:30 (GMT)
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