Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 September 2007 at 01:15 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 September 2007 at 01:15 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 38 km depth

Date & time: 16 Sep 2007 01:15:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 38.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.763°S / 101.106°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
173 km (107 mi) NW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
176 km (109 mi) WNW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
204 km (127 mi) WNW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
218 km (136 mi) SSE of Padang (pop: 840,400)
224 km (139 mi) SSE of Solok (pop: 48,400)
405 km (251 mi) W of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500)
743 km (462 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.238 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 16 September 01:15 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 16 Sep 2007 11:37 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Sep 2007 09:10 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 September 2007 at 01:15 (GMT)
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