Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 18 August 2000 at 08:27 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.549°S / 101.975°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kaba (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) SSW of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) W of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (174 mi) WSW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) WSW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
570 km (354 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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|M 4.7||33 km||southern Sumatra, Indonesia||USGS|
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