Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 21 May 2008 at 23:23 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 21 May 2008 at 23:23 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 22 km depth

Date & time: 21 May 2008 11:23:09 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 22.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.445°S / 101.096°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Tiga (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
192 km (119 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
234 km (145 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
243 km (151 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
268 km (166 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
281 km (175 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
666 km (414 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
771 km (479 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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M 5.222 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 21 May 23:23 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 21 May 2008 at 23:23 (GMT)
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