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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 at 03:08 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 13 August 2017 at 03:08 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 60 km depth

13 Aug 03:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
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: 2017-08-13 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 / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
97 km (60 mi) SW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
138 km (86 mi) SW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
180 km (112 mi) NW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
180 km (112 mi) S of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
640 km (398 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2017-08-13 03:08:14 UTCM 6.5 / 60 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
2017-08-13 03:08:11 UTC
2017-08-13 10:08:11 +07:00
M 6.4 / 35.9 km73km W of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS
2017-08-13 03:08:13 UTCM 6.4 / 60 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (24)

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Wolvega, Netherland (10714.8 km NW of 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 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Goyangan cukup terasa kuat di danau dendam, kota bengkulu.
Singapore / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Hanging lights swinging for close to 2min at around 11.12
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Light weak shaking , a dizzy spell for about 3-4 seconds.
Singapore (611.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Singapore / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 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 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : We were watching TV. Myself and wife felt shaking around 11.12 SGT.
Johor Bahru Malaysia / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 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 of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Johor Bahru Malaysia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bogra Bangladesh / not felt
595 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Singapur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Nyang Nyang island, Mentawai / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
singapore / Light shaking (MMI IV)
(Indonesia, 864 km NW of epicenter) : Rarely felt the tremor (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 748 km SE of epicenter) : Very strong significant report from BMKG Indonesia. (reported through EMSC)
Johor Bahru (Malaysia, 611 km N of epicenter) : Tinggal 2nd floor. Terasa gegaran one second. Johor Bahru. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 591 km N of epicenter) : I felt my bed rocking like i m on a swing. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 861 km NW of epicenter) : Ga terasa bgt tpi lmpu gantung goyang (reported through EMSC)
(Singapore, 598 km NE of epicenter) : I live on the 20th floor. Felt a slight movement in the building for almost a minute (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 351 km NW of epicenter) : i felt shaking in BIM airport, padang. almost all people react to this earthquake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 337 km NW of epicenter) : The tremor felt quite strong, some object hang on the wall shake violently... (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 2017-08-13 03:08 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 14 Jan 2018 04:53 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 01 Jan 2018 07:26 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Dec 2017 05:29 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    54.5 km (33.9 mi) depth
    |
    96 km (60 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Dec 2017 17:41 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Dec 2017 20:46 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 17 Oct 2017 14:12 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (61 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Sep 2017 20:10 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    96 km (59.7 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 13 August 2017 at 03:08 (GMT)
 

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