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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 31 August 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 31 August 2017

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 31 August 2017
Aug 31 17:11: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Aug 31 17:13: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 61.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 31 August 2017 17:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.34°S / 99.63°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (118 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 31 Aug 2017
Thu, 31 Aug 17:06 UTCM 6.2 / 66 kmKEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Bukittinggi/Padang / MMI IV (Light shaking): Still awake that time. Felt strong and long. Our chickens fell out of their cage cause door was not stable. Our cock disapeared and did not even return in daytime. Kids did not wake up cause they were probably very tired...was frightening how strong is the power of Allah...
(140.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up while sleeping, lastrs quite a long time, second was shorter
Wolvega, Netherland (10373.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Petaling Jaya Malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sitting on the chair and suddenly i felt my chair shaking and very quite long. Water in a glass on a table also shaking.For info I was at office 5th floor at that moment.
(Indonesia) (65 km E from epicenter)(no details): Walls and Furniture shaking (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (726 km N from epicenter)(no details): I can felt it at Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia. (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (534 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was doing work on computer when I felt the chair shaking. The pendant lights in my living room were shaking as well. (via EMSC)
(Singapore) (525 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Swaying of chair and pendant lights. (via EMSC)
(Singapore) (525 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bed mildly waves for a sec (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (516 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Slightly shaking in bed (via EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (515 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Kuala Lumpur. Sentito bene a Kuala Lumpur. (via EMSC)
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia) (507 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I can feel the earth quake in Kelana Jaya, Selangor. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (155 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Enough to wake me from sleep and long enough to make me panicked (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (136 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I'm now in Payakumbuh and this tremor feels quite strong. Lamp shaking, and you can felt it when you are standing. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (71 km E from epicenter)(no details): Kencang (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (68 km E from epicenter)(no details): Gemapa sangat kuat (via EMSC)

 

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