Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Java, Indonesia on Friday, 15 December 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 41 km south of Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia, on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 16:47 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 41 km south of Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia, on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 16:47 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 109 km depth

15 Dec 16:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 82.0 to 104.0 km.
Dec 15 16:54: Magnitude recalculated from 7.3 to 6.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 104.0 to 122.0 km.
Dec 15 16:59: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.4.
Dec 15 17:08: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 122.0 to 109.0 km.
Date & time: Dec 15, 2017 16:47:59 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.68°S / 108.11°E (West Java, Indonesia)
Antipode: 7.68°N / 71.89°W
Nearest volcano: Papandayan (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Kawalu (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) S of Singaparna (pop: 48,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Tasikmalaya (pop: 271,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Ciamis (pop: 123,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Rajapolah (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SSE of Paseh (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Banjaran (pop: 165,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSE of Cileunyi (pop: 111,500) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SE of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.5109 kmJava, IndonesiaGFZ
6.5112 km JAVA, INDONESIAEMSC
6.592 km- 0km ESE of Cipatujah, IndonesiaUSGS
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yogyakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
232.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
96 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
795.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up from sleep. (reported through our app)  
Batukaras (42.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
55.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : La villa entière à tanguer,  
Yogyakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Jakarta Timur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kuta bali / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Jakarta (215.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
yogyakarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : it was very strong in the 9th floor og my hotel  
251 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
101.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 1 time feel on 11.50 pm at bandung city. I am stay in hotel on 3rd floor. And every people try to escape ftom hotel by emergency stair. (reported through our app)  
Yogyakarta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
55.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : When I sleep, I'm awakened suddenly, I feel many things like furniture are shaked, and the painting, hanging pots and others are fallen, I felt like get drunk, because the land shaking with a fast tempo (reported through our app)  
Bandung (114.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate, long shaking, not violent acceleration. People were awaken and went outside out of fear. No objects in the house fell down, but maybe slightly displaced. (reported through our app)  
1637.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cirebon (115.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Cilacap (102.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tangerang (232.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Sleman, yogyakarta (251.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Terasa pusing kepala, dan barang yang digantung bergoyang pelan dengan ayunan sedang (reported through our app)  
Sleman, yogyakarta (251.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Terasa pusing kepala, dan barang yang digantung bergoyang pelan dengan ayunan sedang (reported through our app)  
Surabaya (513.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : BMKG said it was 7.3 and now Tsunami in Tasikmalaya (reported through our app)  
Semarang / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt building swaying on 12th floor, bed rocking, lamp shade shaking  
Siloam hospital south Jakarta (216.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : In 32nd floor of hospital. Curtains were swaying. I thought it was the AC blowing air on them. Got up to reposition them to stop  
Pangandaran indonesia / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Yogyakarta (245.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
203.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lagi benerin tuner tv, kok goyang2 kirain sya vertigo. Eh ternyata ada lindu... (reported through our app)  
203.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Jakarta (223.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bandung / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
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