Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 18 March 2001 at 14:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.99°S / 102.764°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (75 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) S of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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