Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 November 2000 at 04:45 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 November 2000 at 04:45 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 5 Nov 2000 04:45:34 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.076°S / 102.68°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Semuning (Ranau caldera) (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Pulaudua
237 km (147 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
257 km (160 mi) S of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
272 km (169 mi) SW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800)
272 km (169 mi) SSW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
295 km (183 mi) WSW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300)
461 km (286 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
553 km (343 mi) W of Bandung (West Java) (pop: 1,699,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 5.833 kmsouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, 5 November 04:45 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 November 2000 at 04:45 (GMT)
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