Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 6 September 2000 at 07:20 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 6 September 2000 at 07:20 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 6 Sep 2000 07:20:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.433°S / 102.063°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kaba (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) SW of Pasarkungkai (Bengkulu)
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Bengkulu (Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality) (pop: 309,700)
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Curup (Menzel Bourguiba, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
139 km (86 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (Lahat Regency, South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
155 km (96 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
179 km (111 mi) WSW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
565 km (351 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
667 km (414 mi) SSW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.233 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 6 September 07:20 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 22 Sep 2000 07:10 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Sep 2000 03:21 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 6 September 2000 at 07:20 (GMT)
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