Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 16:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 16:09 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 53 km depth

Date & time: 13 Sep 2007 04:09:16 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Profondeur: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.172°S / 101.524°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Kunyit (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km NW de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
116 km NW de Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
125 km S de Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900)
149 km W de Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
213 km NW de Pagar Alam (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 70,400)
279 km SE de Padang (pop: 840,400)
560 km SW de Singapore (Singapour) (pop: 3,547,800)
680 km NW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.053 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 13 September 16:09 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 12 Feb 2008 01:29 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    47.3 km (29.4 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 2007 15:54 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Sep 2007 05:42 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Sep 2007 08:41 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 September 2007 at 16:09 (GMT)
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