Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 6 October 1999 at 21:50 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 72 km depth
Depth: 71.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.503°S / 102.618°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dempo (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) S of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
505 km (314 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||72 km||southern Sumatra, Indonesia||USGS|
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