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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 73km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia on Sunday, 1 December 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 73km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia on Sunday, 1 December 2013

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 73km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia on Sunday, 1 December 2013
Date & time: Sunday, 1 December 2013 06:29 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, December 01, 2013 12:29:57
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 11.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.0633°N / 96.8513°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sinabung (208 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 1 Dec 2013
Sun, 1 Dec 06:29 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Sun, 1 Dec 06:29 UTCM 5.8 / 12 kmSIMEULUE, INDONESIAEMSC
Sun, 1 Dec 06:30 UTCM 5.9 / 24 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

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"I felt it" reports:
(Indonesia) (1920 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt the swaying for around a minute and immediately suspected an earthquake. Coathangers swayed and knocked in the cupboard. It was really surprising to look out of the window and know that my building was obviously moving against the cityscape but that life of the city in the streets below, people and cars, seemed to continue without any perceptible reaction. The rest of my family were at lower floors and they and other people in the hotel did not notice. I checked on the internet and soon saw the updates of the quake (via EMSC)


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