Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 July 2001 at 09:43 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 July 2001 at 09:43 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 31 Jul 2001 09:43:14 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.281°S / 103.336°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Semuning (Ranau caldera) (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km (87 mi) S of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
158 km (98 mi) SW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800)
158 km (98 mi) SSW of Tanjungagung (South Sumatra) (pop: 53,100)
168 km (104 mi) S of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
203 km (126 mi) SE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
214 km (133 mi) W of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300)
402 km (250 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
733 km (456 mi) S of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 5.733 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 31 July 09:43 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 04 Sep 2001 18:39 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 July 2001 at 09:43 (GMT)
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