Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 05:35 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 05:35 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 9 Jun 2000 05:35:50 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.33°S / 102.754°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (96 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
179 km (111 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
193 km (120 mi) SSW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
194 km (120 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (South Sumatra) (pop: 53,100)
206 km (128 mi) SW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800)
227 km (141 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
463 km (288 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
746 km (464 mi) S of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 5.533 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 9 June 05:35 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 08 Jul 2000 04:52 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Jun 2000 07:51 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jun 2000 06:27 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 05:35 (GMT)
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