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Major mag. 7.9 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake  - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016
Mar 2 12:55: Magnitude recalculated from 8.1 to 7.9.
Mar 2 12:57: Magnitude recalculated from 7.9 to 7.8.
Mar 2 12:59: Magnitude recalculated from 7.8 to 7.7.
Mar 2 13:00: Magnitude recalculated from 7.7 to 7.8.
Mar 2 13:05: Magnitude recalculated from 7.8 to 7.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 22.0 km.
Date & time: Wed, 2 Mar 12:49:47 UTC
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.9°S / 94.23°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Talang (794 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 2 Mar
Wed, 2 Mar 12:49 UTCM 7.8 / 10 kmSOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Mar 12:49 UTCM 7.8 / 24 km- Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Abidjan, Cocody Angré (10970.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
bobo (2054.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
jakarta / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Muara Labuh (846.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): I thought my dizziness, apparently strong quake, people rushed out of the house
Muara Labuh (846.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I thought my dizziness, apparently strong quake, people rushed out of the house
Section 14, petaling jaya, west Malaysia. / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the swaying momentum while seated on sofa for about 9 seconds. A flexible toy sway side to side. Local Malaysian time is at 8.55 pm. CNN news regards same came on air 28 minutes later. Did a internet search and observed that it took 4 minutes to reach from epicenter.
Section 14, petaling jaya, west Malaysia. / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the swaying momentum while seated on sofa for about 9 seconds. A flexible toy sway side to side. Local Malaysian time is at 8.55 pm. CNN news regards same came on air 28 minutes later. Did a internet search and observed that it took 4 minutes to reach from epicenter.
Section 14, petaling jaya, west Malaysia. / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the swaying momentum while seated on sofa for about 9 seconds. A flexible toy sway side to side. Local Malaysian time is at 8.55 pm. CNN news regards same came on air 28 minutes later. Did a internet search and observed that it took 4 minutes to reach from epicenter.
Section 14, petaling jaya, west Malaysia. / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the swaying momentum while seated on sofa for about 9 seconds. A flexible toy sway side to side. Local Malaysian time is at 8.55 pm. CNN news regards same came on air 28 minutes later. Did a internet search and observed that it took 4 minutes to reach from epicenter.
PARIAMAN / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Kuala Lumpur / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
padang (812.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Betty, 32 Fernvale Link (1280.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt so giddy!
Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I live on the 10th floor of a condominium in Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur. I felt a light shudder.
Kuala Lumpur / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Beach Road Singapore (1273.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Wife felt tremor. I only saw a light swinging.
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (1215.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): My first time experience and its so scary me. Allahukabar (via app)
Georgetown Penang / MMI III (Weak shaking)
jakarta (1401.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
singapore, west coast / MMI III (Weak shaking)
yishun, singapore / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Kelantan roaf 16store / MMI IV (Light shaking): My hanged frame moved by itself swinging.
Ubud Bali / MMI IV (Light shaking): Small shaking of bed
Ubud Bali / MMI IV (Light shaking): Small shaking of bed
Siglap, Singapore (1279.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): On 22nd floor. Felt dizzy and shaking felt for at east 3 minutes. Feels like the big one off Sumatra in 2004 that causes the huge tsunami
Singapore / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Singapore / MMI IV (Light shaking)
penang / MMI III (Weak shaking)
SINGAPORE / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Singapore, Sengkang (1280.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Singapore / MMI III (Weak shaking)
neptune court singapore / MMI III (Weak shaking): can feel my apartment moving on the 21st floor Neptune court
Singapore / MMI III (Weak shaking): We didn't know what was happening; my Wife thought she was having a dizzy spell and I said I felt it too. Then we noticed the light fixture was swinging slightly. We are on the TOP story of a twenty story HDB. Checked Twitter to confirm that there was a tremor in Singapore
Singapore, St George lane / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Weak shaking on the 9th floor
Penang malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
bayan lepas, penang (1323.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Movement felt on upper floor. Glass rattling.
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia) (1208 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was standing at the sink washing dishes when i felt dizzy and had to take a step back. I wondered what it was and if i was unwell. My familt in the next room did not feel anything. The next day i heard about the earthquake in Sumatera at around that time. (via EMSC)
Cilacap (Indonesia) (1666 km E from epicenter)(no details): Semoga tidak terjadi bencana yg lebih besar...amin yra (via EMSC)
Padang (Indonesia) (815 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Most of the people living in the city (Padang) got on their cars and bikes and drove to higher grounds. Some others stayed behind and went to the beach to see if the water was receiving in case of a tsunami (via EMSC)
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia) (1208 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was in office during this time . talking over the phone. (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1269 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt dizzy and the fan was shaking a bit ,enough to confirm an earthquake it seemed as if the floor was moving very slightly -on 20 th floor (via EMSC)
(Vietnam) (2215 km NE from epicenter)(no details): This is the first time I felt an earthquake. So scary! (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (1318 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Penang Island (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): On roof garden 19th floor. Felt swaying of building and could see relative movement between my block and neighbouring block. (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1210 km NE from epicenter)(no details): High rise residential we felt the building shake (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1210 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The ceiling fan is shaking (via EMSC)
Semenyih (Malaysia) (1207 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Thought my uni assignments were driving me nuts but I saw the water in my dispenser moving. It was unmistakably tremors (via EMSC)
Puchong (Malaysia) (1200 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I thought im high blood pressure. .. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (807 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Not strong but long... (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (1318 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Feeling shaking (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (1318 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt it at Penang (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lamps swaying even when windows are closed (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Nil (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The building was swaying for about 15 - 20 seconds. We are on the 22nd floor. Felt 3 distinct waves. The ceiling lamps and pictures swayed and shook for quite a while, and though seated, my son and I could feel the movement distinctly. (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Rocking feeling of the building (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Video (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting on my couch. I rocked a little. After a few seconds rocked some more. Thought I was imagining things. But my dad sitting across the room felt the same way (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Water in my fish tank started swaying (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): nil (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The entire building was shaking and swaying beneath my feet. (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The source of the earthquake was very far from my location 1250km but my chair shaked while i was sitting. In Turkey I have never felt an earthquake that far away. (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was clearly an earthquake, which is why I went onto the internet to see what was happening. However it was so mild that I expect most people would not have noticed it. I have lived in New Zealand in the past for over 10 years, so have experienced a few quakes before. (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1271 km NE from epicenter)(no details): it was awesome (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (1269 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Not as bad as past few years.. But thrilling to see the water in my fishtank shake... (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1210 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Slight swing at 18th floor fr around 30sec (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1210 km NE from epicenter)(no details): My house on level 12 (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1210 km NE from epicenter)(no details): At 13th floor, felt building was swaying left & right. (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (1209 km NE from epicenter)(no details): feel building swinging (via EMSC)
Shah Alam (Malaysia) (1192 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Feeling of swaying sensation and dizziness. Pets around the house felt it by suddenly being alert (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (899 km E from epicenter)(no details): I feel like the something walking heavily on the ground under my bed. Not too big, but i feel it like something is walking under (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (810 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Mentawai island (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (810 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It's earthquake (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (806 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Sumatera Barat (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 2 Mar 15:12 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (760 km)Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia[Map]GFZ

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