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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Friday, 15 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Friday, 15 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Friday, 15 May 2015
May 15 21:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 153.0 to 157.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 15 May 2015 20:26 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 157.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.64°S / 102.2°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Pendan (9 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 15 May 2015
Fri, 15 May 20:26 UTCM 6.0 / 152 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
Fri, 15 May 20:26 UTCM 5.8 / 150 km98km NNW of Curup, IndonesiaUSGS
Fri, 15 May 20:26 UTCM 6.0 / 158 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Padang City (Indonesia) (272 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping and it was like somebody would shake me in my bed. (via EMSC)
Lubuklinggau City (Republic of Indonesia) (109 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I Felt Shaking. My bed shook violently. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (3811 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I woke up from my sleep cause of the jolts felt (via EMSC)

 

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