Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 25 July 2004 at 14:35 (GMT)

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 25 July 2004 at 14:35 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 582 km depth

Date & time: 25 Jul 2004 02:35:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 582.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.427°S / 103.981°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Telor (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) SE of Jambi City (Kota Jambi) (pop: 420,300)
101 km (63 mi) NW of Palembang (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 1,441,500)
115 km (72 mi) NW of Prabumulih (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 103,500)
130 km (81 mi) S of Simpang (Kabupaten Tanjung Jabung Timur, Jambi) (pop: 36,700)
157 km (98 mi) NE of Lubuklinggau (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 148,200)
159 km (99 mi) NE of Lahat (Sumatera Selatan) (pop: 65,900)
414 km (257 mi) S of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
528 km (328 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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M 7.3582 kmsouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 25 July 14:35 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 19 Nov 2005 17:11 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    182 km (113 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 25 July 2004 at 14:35 (GMT)
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