Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 16 January 2001 at 14:07 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 16 January 2001 at 14:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 16 Jan 2001 02:07:49 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.347°S / 101.633°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Daun (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) SW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
139 km (86 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
180 km (112 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
183 km (113 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
221 km (137 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
256 km (159 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
613 km (381 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
721 km (448 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.233 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 16 January 14:07 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 16 Jan 2001 14:25 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 16 January 2001 at 14:07 (GMT)
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