Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 March 2001 at 18:23 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 46 km depth
Depth: 46.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.919°S / 102.63°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) S of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) W of Kotabumi (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) WNW of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (263 mi) SW of Muntok (Kabupaten Bangka Barat) (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
516 km (321 mi) SW of Sungailiat (pop: 74,700) --> 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||46 km||southern Sumatra, Indonesia||USGS|
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