Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 1 December 1999 at 20:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.753°S / 101.991°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dempo (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) SSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSW of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) WSW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (228 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
561 km (349 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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