Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 186 km south of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 11:59 GMT
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 34 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 34.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.845°S / 107.22°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.845°N / 72.78°W
Nearest volcano: Kancana (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Banjar (pop: 37,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Soreang (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Banjaran (pop: 165,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SW of Paseh (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Margahayukencana (pop: 83,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSE of Sukabumi (pop: 276,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Cimahi (pop: 493,700) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSW of Padalarang (pop: 124,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) SSE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|5.3||34 km||Java, Indonesia||USGS|
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