Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 7 July 2000 at 18:55 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 7 July 2000 at 18:55 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 7 Jul 2000 18:55:24 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.723°S / 101.929°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dempo (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 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!
165 km (103 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) WSW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) WSW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (354 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.633 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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