Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 22:07 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 22:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 9 Jun 2000 10:07:05 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.478°S / 102.052°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kaba (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
124 km (77 mi) SW of Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
142 km (88 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 70,400)
159 km (99 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
182 km (113 mi) SW of Lahat (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 65,900)
238 km (148 mi) W of Baturaja (Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu, Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 134,800)
565 km (351 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
672 km (418 mi) SW of Singapore (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!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.533 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 9 June 22:07 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 05 Jul 2000 00:10 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 2000 05:12 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 June 2000 at 22:07 (GMT)
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