Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 1 December 2007 at 21:21 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 1 December 2007 at 21:21 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 27 km depth

Date & time: 1 Dec 2007 09:21:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 27.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.454°S / 101.365°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Tiga (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
169 km (105 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
210 km (131 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
214 km (133 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
253 km (157 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
267 km (166 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
638 km (396 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
743 km (462 mi) WNW of Bandung (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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.127 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 1 December 21:21 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 24 Dec 2007 20:56 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    25.7 km (16 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 1 December 2007 at 21:21 (GMT)
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