Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 63 km southwest of Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia, on Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 05:02 GMT
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 41 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 40.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.782°S / 107.876°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.782°N / 72.124°W
Nearest volcano: Mandalagiri (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) SSW of Singaparna (pop: 48,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of Kawalu (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Tasikmalaya (pop: 271,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SW of Ciamis (pop: 123,600) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) S of Paseh (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Banjaran (pop: 165,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Soreang (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of Cileunyi (pop: 111,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|5.0||41 km||Java, Indonesia||USGS|
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