Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 21 January 2002 at 14:03 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 21 January 2002 at 14:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 21 Jan 2002 02:03:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.63°S / 102.342°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
204 km (127 mi) S of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
205 km (127 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
241 km (150 mi) S of Curup (Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
245 km (152 mi) SSW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
262 km (163 mi) SW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800)
266 km (165 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
502 km (312 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
600 km (373 mi) WNW of Bandung (West Java) (pop: 1,699,700)
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 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 21 January 14:03 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 21 Jan 2002 14:19 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 21 January 2002 at 14:03 (GMT)
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