Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 06:47 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 06:47 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 9 Jun 2000 06:47:32 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.013°S / 102.723°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) NE of Kijah (Bengkulu)
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (Lahat Regency, South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
144 km (90 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality) (pop: 309,700)
164 km (102 mi) SSW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
188 km (117 mi) WSW of Baturaja (Okap, South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800)
192 km (119 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
475 km (295 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
712 km (442 mi) S of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.133 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 9 June 06:47 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 19 Jun 2000 01:49 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jun 2000 15:22 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 06:47 (GMT)
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