Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 24 May 2002 at 08:48 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 24 May 2002 at 08:48 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 24 May 2002 08:48:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.835°S / 101.697°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
235 km (146 mi) SSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
265 km (164 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
278 km (173 mi) SSW of Curup (Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
306 km (190 mi) SW of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
311 km (193 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
333 km (207 mi) SW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800)
571 km (355 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
664 km (413 mi) W 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 5.110 kmsouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, 24 May 08:48 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 25 May 2002 06:24 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 24 May 2002 at 08:48 (GMT)
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