Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 28 January 2002 at 05:31 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 28 January 2002 at 05:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 28 Jan 2002 05:31:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.461°S / 102.09°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kaba (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
120 km (75 mi) SSW of Curup (Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
155 km (97 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
178 km (111 mi) WSW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
199 km (124 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (South Sumatra) (pop: 53,100)
562 km (349 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
669 km (416 mi) SSW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.033 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 28 January 05:31 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 28 January 2002 at 05:31 (GMT)
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