Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 34 km southeast of Pulau Betuah Island, Lampung, Indonesia, on Friday, February 16, 2001 at 23:38 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.08°S / 104.68°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.08°N / 75.32°W↗
Nearest volcano: Tanggamus (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) SW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSW of Metro (pop: 149,500) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) S of Kotabumi (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SSW of Terbanggi Besar (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) W of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) W of Serang (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) W of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of Kresek (pop: 110,200) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||33 km||Sunda Strait, Indonesia||USGS|
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