Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 5 August 2010 at 01:35 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 5 August 2010 at 01:35 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 52 km depth

Date & time: 5 Aug 2010 01:35:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 51.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.978°S / 101.078°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
160 km (100 mi) NW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
169 km (105 mi) WNW of Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
201 km (125 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
240 km (149 mi) SSE of Padang (pop: 840,400)
267 km (166 mi) WNW of Pagar Alam (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 70,400)
566 km (352 mi) SSW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
734 km (456 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.252 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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