Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 31 October 2007 at 15:54 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 31 October 2007 at 15:54 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 48 km depth

Date & time: 31 Oct 2007 03:54:42 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.991°S / 101.283°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
141 km (88 mi) NW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
147 km (92 mi) WNW of Curup (Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
179 km (111 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
247 km (153 mi) WNW of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
249 km (155 mi) SSE of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400)
555 km (345 mi) SSW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
713 km (443 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.348 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 31 October 15:54 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 29 Nov 2007 00:05 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Nov 2007 02:51 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    55.9 km (34.7 mi) depth
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 31 October 2007 at 15:54 (GMT)
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