Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 24 August 2000 at 20:35 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.656°S / 102.093°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dempo (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) S of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSW of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) WSW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 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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|M 4.6||33 km||southern Sumatra, Indonesia||USGS|
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