Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 23 August 1935 at 13:57 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 23 August 1935 at 13:57 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 23 Aug 1935 01:57:46 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.071°S / 101.46°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Daun (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km (104 mi) SW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
213 km (133 mi) SW of Curup (Kabupaten Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200)
230 km (143 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 70,400)
251 km (156 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
272 km (169 mi) SW of Lahat (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 65,900)
318 km (198 mi) SW of Baturaja (Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu, Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 134,800)
609 km (379 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
710 km (441 mi) NW of Bandung (Jawa Barat) (pop: 1,699,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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M 6.525 kmsouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Friday, 23 August 1935 at 13:57 (GMT)
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