Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 16 January 2001 at 13:39 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 16 January 2001 at 13:39 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 16 Jan 2001 01:39:06 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.197°S / 101.614°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Tiga (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
129 km (80 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
171 km (106 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
182 km (113 mi) W of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
219 km (136 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
239 km (149 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
621 km (386 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
729 km (453 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 5.433 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 16 January 13:39 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 16 Jan 2001 16:49 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    57.7 km (35.9 mi) depth
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jan 2001 14:25 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jan 2001 14:07 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 16 January 2001 at 13:39 (GMT)
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