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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, 13 August 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, 13 August 2017

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, 13 August 2017
Aug 13 03:14: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 54.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 54.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 13 Aug 03:08:14 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.65°S / 101.67°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bukit Daun (97 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
Sun, 13 Aug 2017
Sun, 13 Aug 03:08 UTCM 6.4 / 35.9 km- 73km W of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS
Sun, 13 Aug 03:08 UTCM 6.4 / 60 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Wolvega, Netherland (10714.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I hope my friends in Indonesia are ok. I am with you brothers and sisters. I keep you all my prayers to.
Bengkulu kota / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Goyangan cukup terasa kuat di danau dendam, kota bengkulu.
Singapore / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Hanging lights swinging for close to 2min at around 11.12
Singapore / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light weak shaking , a dizzy spell for about 3-4 seconds.
Singapore (611.9 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Singapore / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt my building swaying and I am all the way in the east coast of Singapore ( i am on reclaimed land) my bathroom door swayed back and forth and I could see my drapes swaying.
Singapore / MMI II (Very weak shaking): We were watching TV. Myself and wife felt shaking around 11.12 SGT.
Johor Bahru Malaysia / MMI III (Weak shaking): Around 11:11 fan swinging itself ,feel dizziness at Aloha Tower Condo 17 Th Floor Jalan Kolam Ayer 80100 JB Johor Malaysia Email: [email protected]
Bengkulu city (73.7 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
singapore / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Johor Bahru Malaysia / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bogra Bangladesh / not felt
(595 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Singapur / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Nyang Nyang island, Mentawai / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
singapore / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Indonesia) (864 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Rarely felt the tremor (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (748 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Very strong significant report from BMKG Indonesia. (via EMSC)
Johor Bahru (Malaysia) (611 km N from epicenter)(no details): Tinggal 2nd floor. Terasa gegaran one second. Johor Bahru. (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (591 km N from epicenter)(no details): I felt my bed rocking like i m on a swing. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (861 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ga terasa bgt tpi lmpu gantung goyang (via EMSC)
(Singapore) (598 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I live on the 20th floor. Felt a slight movement in the building for almost a minute (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (351 km NW from epicenter)(no details): i felt shaking in BIM airport, padang. almost all people react to this earthquake (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (337 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The tremor felt quite strong, some object hang on the wall shake violently... (via EMSC)

 

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