Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 22 November 2008 at 22:05 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 22 November 2008 at 22:05 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 22 Nov 2008 10:05:59 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.61°S / 101.219°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Tiga (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (83 mi) NW of Karkuwa (Bengkulu)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Bengkulu (Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality) (pop: 309,700)
192 km (119 mi) SW of Curup (Menzel Bourguiba, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
234 km (145 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200)
234 km (145 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (Lahat Regency, South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400)
285 km (177 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (Jaman South, Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
648 km (403 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
718 km (446 mi) SSW of Singapore (Oyo State, Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.135 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 22 November 2008 at 22:05 (GMT)
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