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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 55km S of Bireun, Indonesia

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 55km S of Bireun, Indonesia on Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 55km S of Bireun, Indonesia on Tuesday, 2 July 2013
Date & time: Tuesday, 2 July 2013 07:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, July 02, 2013 14:37:02
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.6978°N / 96.6871°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Geureudong (17 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 2 Jul 2013
Tue, 2 Jul 07:37 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Tue, 2 Jul 07:37 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmNORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
Tue, 2 Jul 07:37 UTCM 6.0Northern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Bukit Fraser (572.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the whole house slightly swaying side to side as I was sitting in a rigid chair. (Concrete house on cement columns).
Penang, Malaysia / MMI IV (Light shaking): woww.. am rocking dude...
phuket, thailand / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bayan Lepas / MMI III (Weak shaking): subtle side-to-side swaying experienced from floors 5 and higher
singapore / not felt
Medan / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): light building shaking. no damage. everyone felt it....3 or 4 pulses
Sungai Dua, Penang / MMI II (Very weak shaking): At first I thought I was having a headache while working in front of a computer. I stopped for a while and felt my desk was shaking too. I was at 5th floor. My friend at ground floor also felt it.
Penang / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bukit Gambir, Penang / MMI III (Weak shaking): felt it here in Jalan bukit gambir, penang
Kuala Lumpur / MMI II (Very weak shaking): felt slight movement at the 12th floor of a building here in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
kuala lumpur / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tanjung Tokong, Penang / MMI III (Weak shaking): As I was facing my laptop, I felt like somehow my laptop was swaying. I thought it was just caused by a sudden headache. However, the whole office colleagues claimed that they felt it too.
Penang, malaysia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Medan, North Sumatera / MMI III (Weak shaking): Many employees run out the office for evacuation (from 3rd floor)
Seberang jaya, Penang / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tanjung Bungah (407.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
phuket / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Medan, Indonesia (251.6 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
georgetown (413.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
penang,malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Gurun, Kedah, Malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sitting still on the plastic chair. Suddenly I felt the chair shaking for a few seconds. This is my first experience.
Penang / MMI III (Weak shaking)
george town (410.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Medan, Indonesia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
butterworth / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
penang island, malaysia (411.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Penang / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Penang, Malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia (405.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Georgetown, Penang (411.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I live on the 19th Floor of my building. I have felt my building swaying slightly with pendant lamps lightly swaying, each time there is a strong earthquake in Sumatera.
medan, indonesia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
penang (411.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Georgetown, Penang. / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Phuket, Thailand / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I thought I felt shaking but I was not sure until somebody else mentioned that they felt shaking. I felt two periods of shaking, close together and not very long.
Penang / not felt
Phuket, Thailand / MMI II (Very weak shaking): It was somewhere between Very Weak (MMI II) and Weak (MMI III).
Penang, Malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Gelugor (Malaysia) (421 km E from epicenter)(no details): I was working on my computer in the office when I felt as though my desk was being pulled away from me while I was typing. My drawer keys were swaying and my head felt heavy. (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (595 km E from epicenter)(no details): Only lasted for some 3-4 seconds. (via EMSC)
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia) (587 km E from epicenter)(no details): At first I thought I was having a bad migraine attack, then I felt my head swaying and I can't seem to control or stop it, so I thought I was going to faint. I was at the office and turns out everyone else felt it too and later on found out that there was an earthquake in Sumatra. (via EMSC)
Perai (Malaysia) (430 km E from epicenter)(no details): Just a slight fowards motion, as am more than 200km away from the epicentre. (via EMSC)
Perai (Malaysia) (430 km E from epicenter)(no details): felt little dizzy for few second. (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (424 km E from epicenter)(no details): Creating right awareness and teaching people how to react and recognizing the impact will be good (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (424 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt it for about 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
Langkawi (Malaysia) (405 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sitting at my desk in a resort in northern Langkawi and felt tiny shake for about 3 seconds, barely noticeable but aware of the feeling from previous history (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (595 km E from epicenter)(no details): The effect after the earthquake was it that it left me with a massive headache due to the swaying of my 18th floor building. (via EMSC)
Tanjong Bungah (Malaysia) (421 km E from epicenter)(no details): can be felt throughout penang island (via EMSC)
Bayan Lepas (Malaysia) (418 km E from epicenter)(no details): The shake was very small. Only I notice it in whole office. Initially I thought I am having dizziness, but after my friend message me and ask me about the shake, I confirm that was a shake just now. Just few seconds. (via EMSC)
Bayan Lepas (Malaysia) (413 km E from epicenter)(no details): Mild shaking (via EMSC)
Bayan Lepas (Malaysia) (413 km E from epicenter)(no details): we felt our sitting place swaying. At first we thought we were having headache then we realized that the hanging boards were swaying as well. (via EMSC)
Bayan Lepas (Malaysia) (413 km E from epicenter)(no details): felt like a bad headache but it lasted only a very short while. almost over before i realized what it was (via EMSC)

 

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