Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 January 2002 at 00:54 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 January 2002 at 00:54 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 3 Jan 2002 12:54:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.333°S / 102.04°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kaba (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
110 km (68 mi) SSW of Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
138 km (86 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 70,400)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
178 km (110 mi) WSW of Lahat (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 65,900)
237 km (147 mi) W of Baturaja (Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu, Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 134,800)
572 km (355 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
657 km (408 mi) SSW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.633 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 3 January 00:54 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 28 Jan 2002 05:31 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 January 2002 at 00:54 (GMT)
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