Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 June 2000 at 03:00 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 June 2000 at 03:00 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 5 Jun 2000 03:00:26 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.605°S / 102.886°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Semuning (Ranau caldera) (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
180 km (112 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
212 km (131 mi) SSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100)
212 km (132 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
215 km (134 mi) SSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
217 km (135 mi) SW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800)
257 km (160 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
443 km (275 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
542 km (337 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.833 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 5 June 03:00 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 24 Jul 2000 12:17 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2000 04:52 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Jun 2000 00:09 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2000 08:24 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2000 08:00 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 08:00 (GMT)
  • 09 Jun 2000 06:27 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2000 05:35 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2000 04:21 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 June 2000 at 03:00 (GMT)
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