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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Dec 6 22:08: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.3.
Dec 6 22:09: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 24.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.0 to 26.0 km.
Dec 6 22:23: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 6 December 2016 22:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.32°N / 96.07°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Seulawah Agam (34 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 6 Dec 2016
Tue, 6 Dec 22:03 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmNORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
Tue, 6 Dec 22:03 UTCM 6.5 / 8.2 km- 19km SE of Sigli, IndonesiaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Koh Yao Noi / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke up as my bed was shaking
(441 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Phuket, Thailand (394.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Since I am a light sleeper I woke up at around 5 am due to a slight shaking of the bed. Later during the dy I recognized that it was the influence of the Sumatra earthquake.
(441 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(1938.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: WE ARE 1,200 KILO METRE AWAY FROM THE SUMATRA REGION,INDONESIA. (via app)
Ko lanta / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(962 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Phuket Karon Beach (371.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was awake indoor, layed on bed which was shaking for 2 minutes! (via app)
Khao Lak, Thailand / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heute morgen gegen 5 bebte das Bett leicht. Dachte zuerst an die Nachbarn, dann war mir aber schnell klar, daß die Erde bebt...
Pantai Cenang, Langkawi (418.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Khao Lak Thailand (444 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke up from it.The bed was lightly shaking..the second time was stronger . things were shaking. Lasted about 30 seconds..
Khao Lak (444 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mai khao phuket (400.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up and felt brf shaking
Koh Lanta (417 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Ich bin vom ersten Schütteln wach geworden und habe das zweite dann bewusst miterlebt. Hatte kurz Schiss wegen evtl Tsunamigefahr.
(350 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Phuket, Chalong, Thailand (382.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shaking felt - Flat screen tv shaking
Khao Lak (443 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mataram (2151.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I am not dept the earthquake, we know it from volcano & eartquake automatic report.
Kata Beach Phuket (371.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Was woken up, my bed was shaking. Hotelroom is on 5th floor.
Koh Lanta Thailand / MMI IV (Light shaking): It wake us up in the morning
Thailand, phang nga / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(379.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): we felt it, many people in phuket island felt it too (via app)
Batu Uban, Penang, Malaysia. (469.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Suddenly awaken my bed shaking, I m on 19th floor reached my phone clock was 6.07am. (via app)
East Jakarta (Indonesia) (1749 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Very slight shaking of bed and lamp (via EMSC)
Putrajaya (Malaysia) (673 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just a slight tremor . Because im on 15th floor . (via EMSC)
Phuket (Thailand) (382 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Woke up because of the bed shaking (2 times, as i have noticed). (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (2630 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Ничего особенного (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (466 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt very mild swaying around 6am. (via EMSC)
Tambon Choeng Thale (Thailand) (380 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Не много качалась кроватьчувствовал 2 толчка Phuket Tailand (via EMSC)
Tambon Choeng Thale (Thailand) (380 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt bed shaking slightly while sleeping, twice for 5 seconds each time (via EMSC)
Phuket (Thailand) (376 km NE from epicenter)(no details): No questions. We woke up by shaking hotel. No damage. Just than i started googling and found your page. Time matched. (via EMSC)
Kathu (Thailand) (374 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt bed shaking slightly about 2-3 minutes. (via EMSC)
Bohorok (Indonesia) (303 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Very slight wobble of the bed for about 10 seconds (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (460 km E from epicenter)(no details): 6.10 am - mild swaying (via EMSC)
(Thailand) (408 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt bed shaking slightly while sleeping, twice for 5 seconds each time (via EMSC)
(Thailand) (375 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The water in the glasses and bottles was lightly moving (via EMSC)
Tambon Thep Kasattri (Thailand) (373 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very long shake, bed gently shook for 20 secs (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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