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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 1 June 2016
1 Jun 22:59 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 56.0 to 62.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.0 to 63.0 km.
Jun 1 23:02: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 63.0 to 70.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 70.0 to 74.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 74.0 to 73.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 73.0 to 72.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 72.0 to 71.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 71.0 to 70.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 70.0 to 69.0 km.
Jun 1 23:12: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 69.0 to 62.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 1 June 2016 22:56 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 62.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.14°S / 100.67°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kerinci (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) W of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
137 km (85 mi) SE of Padang (pop: 840,400)
149 km (93 mi) S of Solok (pop: 48,400)
164 km (102 mi) SW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800)
180 km (112 mi) SE of Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
821 km (510 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 1 Jun 22:56 UTCM 6.4 / 62 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Wed, 1 Jun 22:56 UTCM 6.4 / 55 kmKEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
2016-06-02 05:56:00 +07:00 (1 Jun 22:56:00 UTC)M 6.6 / 51.3 km- 79km W of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS

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(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (49)

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Ghaziabad , india / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
padang (139.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] (reported through our app)
Kelantan Road (522.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Stay in Southern part of Singapore, at 10 level building. Feel the shake and notice the surrounding hanging items is swinging, the door was rattle as well. Lasted for quite a few min, before it stop
Bukittinggi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Singapore (530.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt from Singapore, a light rocking sensation while still in bed
Kallang / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was sitting on the floor.. Felt some swaying.. Hanging objects and even my flower vase were swaying too. Slight giddiness. Living on high floor.
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The fridge compressor started rattling and my body shaking while seated in the chair
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woken up by mild shake of waredrobe sliding doors and body moving in bed.
Bendemeer / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 2 June around 7.15am. Felt it for less than a minute.
Sengkang / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Fernvale link / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Hanging items suddenly shook for a second. Didn't feel giddy.
singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore, lavender / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Singapore NorthEast area / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in Singapore and I felt the tremors of the earthquake at around 7am and I thought it would be the end of the world but I knew that Singapore never experience earthquakes. I share my deep sorrow and condolences for those who have passed away in this disaster.
Padang, Sumatra (144.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The whole house woke up and ran out in the street. Walls, objects, were shacking pretty strongly for about 20~30 seconds. (reported through our app)
singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Changi, Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mounbatten (524.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
144.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Singapore / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was on 21st storey of apartment building and could feel building swaying from side to side for less than a minute.
Singapore, 528 east coast road / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Live on the 19th floor. Woken by bed shaking. Light fittings moving in a pedulum around 5 to 6 centimetres. Effect lasted around 2 mins.
singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Singapore / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sengkang / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
528.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Location at woodlands. (reported through our app)
Singapore (Singapore, 522 km NE of epicenter) : I am in my 18th floor apartment in the east. I was standing up getting ready for work and felt myself swaying. It was for several seconds. There was also sound from the bathroom but can't make out if it is the from the lighting. (around 6.55 am Gmt 8) (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 526 km NE of epicenter) : I felt like a swing when I was waking up from bed (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 526 km NE of epicenter) : We are staying on the 14th floor. I woke to the bed wobbling for some time (20-30sec), then noticed the lights in the living room swinging from side to side (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 526 km NE of epicenter) : Woken up by the massive shake of the building at 6:57am (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 526 km NE of epicenter) : I could hear the doors knocking against the frames (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 523 km NE of epicenter) : Felt the bed shaking. Lasted for about 10 seconds. Strong enough to wake me up. No glasses to see but could clearly hear the cupboard shaking at same time. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 518 km NE of epicenter) : Live on the 48th floor in central Singapore. Pots, pans and lights swaying for about 2 minutes. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 87 km NE of epicenter) : Terasa kuat, hingga berhamburan keluar rumah..... (reported through EMSC)
Painan (Republic of Indonesia, 86 km NW of epicenter) : An earthquake felt strong, I think V MMI?. Already a few months old doesn't feel the quake here (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 526 km NE of epicenter) : I was sitting and praying my morning prayers and suddenly I started shaking back and forth couple of times so I thought it's nothing than my brother said is a tremor. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 526 km NE of epicenter) : Was sitting on an office chair with wheels, moving back and forth. Seemed like 2 tremors, both lasting a couple of 3-4 seconds with 2-3 seconds gap inbetween (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 526 km NE of epicenter) : Live at the 17th storey of a flat. Eastern portion of Singapore. Was sitting on the living room floor and felt that I was in a gentle rocking motion for about 15sec. Room pendant light was swinging slightly. Pendant light length from ceiling is about 1m and light fitting was swaying slightly, about 25-30mm, possibly. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 518 km NE of epicenter) : Felt laying bed in Singapore. Bedroom swaying for apporoximately 30 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 140 km NW of epicenter) : It felr pretty moderate. Not so strong but also not so little. It shake many things like trees, doors, poles, and many else. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 134 km NW of epicenter) : an earthquake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 87 km NE of epicenter) : Lauhaula,. This very strong earthquake,... (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 1 Jun 2016 22:56

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 08 Nov 2016 09:31 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    67 km (41.6 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Oct 2016 01:45 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Aug 2016 13:48 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 10 Jul 2016 06:32 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    62 km (38.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 1 June 2016
 

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