Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 14 September 2007 at 14:15 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 14 September 2007 at 14:15 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 14 Sep 2007 02:15:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.228°S / 101.202°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Tiga (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Curup (Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
211 km (131 mi) WSW of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
228 km (142 mi) W of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
242 km (151 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
264 km (164 mi) W of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900)
663 km (412 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
681 km (423 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 5.135 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 14 September 14:15 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 02 Oct 2007 03:43 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Sep 2007 00:50 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    27.1 km (16.8 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2007 14:26 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 14 September 2007 at 14:15 (GMT)
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