Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 6 June 2000 at 05:31 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 6 June 2000 at 05:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 6 Jun 2000 05:31:23 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.001°S / 102.695°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) NE of Kijah (Bengkulu)
125 km (77 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
142 km (88 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
165 km (102 mi) SW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
190 km (118 mi) WSW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800)
191 km (118 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
479 km (298 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
711 km (442 mi) S 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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