Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 24 December 2007 at 21:21 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 24 December 2007 at 21:21 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 27 km depth

Date & time: 24 Dec 2007 09:21:52 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 27.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.305°S / 101.231°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Tiga (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (79 mi) WSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
171 km (106 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
213 km (132 mi) WSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
226 km (140 mi) W of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
251 km (156 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
263 km (163 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
657 km (408 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
763 km (474 mi) WNW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.227 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 24 December 21:21 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 19 Feb 2008 16:39 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Dec 2007 00:17 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    17.9 km (11.1 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 24 December 2007 at 21:21 (GMT)
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