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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Monday, 20 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Monday, 20 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Monday, 20 April 2015
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 36.0 to 29.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 20 Apr 09:05:35 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.62°S / 102.6°E
Nearest volcano: Patah (215 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 20 Apr
Mon, 20 Apr 09:05 UTCM 5.7 / 40 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 Apr 09:05 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km160km WSW of Kuripan, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 20 Apr 09:05 UTCM 5.9 / 38 kmSouthern Sumatra, Indonesia[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Kota Garut (Indonesia) (611 km E from epicenter)(no details): Not felt...but some people in Bengkulu City felt it (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 20 Apr 10:33 UTCM 4.6 / 40 km - [info] (232 km)SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 30 May
Sat, 30 May 20:57 UTCM 5.2 / 71 km - [info] (84 km)Southern Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
kuala lumpur / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tue, 8 Sep
Tue, 8 Sep 02:52 UTCM 4.6 / 67 km - [info] (69 km)4.6 SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 23 Sep
Wed, 23 Sep 16:18 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (171 km)Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 1 Oct
Thu, 1 Oct 00:05 UTCM 5.3 / 53 km - [info] (137 km)Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 1 Oct 02:49 UTCM 5.1 / 50 km - [info] (135 km)Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 3 Oct
Sat, 3 Oct 08:26 UTCM 4.8 / 60 km - [info] (116 km)SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 4 Oct
Sun, 4 Oct 22:50 UTCM 4.8 / 64 km - [info] (80 km)Sunda Strait, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 12 Nov
Thu, 12 Nov 17:50 UTCM 4.7 / 49 km - [info] (136 km)Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 18 Nov
Wed, 18 Nov 10:36 UTCM 4.5 / 114 km - [info] (55 km)Southern Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 18 Nov 16:47 UTCM 5.0 / 48.9 km - [info] (132 km)- 112km SSW of Biha, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 18 Nov 16:47 UTCM 4.4 / 52 km - [info] (155 km)Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 28 Nov
Sat, 28 Nov 23:27 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (208 km)Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 10 Dec
Thu, 10 Dec 20:27 UTCM 4.8 / 39.9 km - [info] (141 km)- 120km SSW of Biha, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 10 Dec 20:27 UTCM 4.8 / 52 km - [info] (138 km)Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 11 Dec
Fri, 11 Dec 03:20 UTCM 5.0 / 66 km - [info] (105 km)Southern Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Enschede (10865.3 km WNW from epicenter) / not felt: Tsunami warning Bintuhan and Linau Indonesia

 

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