Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 December 2001 at 17:05 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 December 2001 at 17:05 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 16 Dec 2001 05:05:03 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.11°S / 101.916°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
151 km (94 mi) SSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
191 km (118 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
194 km (121 mi) SSW of Curup (Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
228 km (141 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
233 km (145 mi) SW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
272 km (169 mi) WSW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800)
559 km (347 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
744 km (462 mi) SSW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.133 kmsouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, 16 December 17:05 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 December 2001 at 17:05 (GMT)
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