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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Java, Indonesia on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Java, Indonesia on Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Java, Indonesia on Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Date & time: Tuesday, 23 January 2018 06:34 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.09°S / 106.03°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gagak (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (36 mi) SW of Pelabuhanratu (pop: 43,000)
82 km (51 mi) SE of Labuan (pop: 33,600)
85 km (53 mi) SW of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900)
133 km (82 mi) SW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
142 km (88 mi) SW of Bekasi (pop: 1,520,100)
175 km (109 mi) W of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 23 Jan 06:34 UTCM 6.0 / 51 kmJava, IndonesiaGFZ

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UPH Karawaci / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt it when I was doing laboratory practice inside my campus (at Karawaci, Tangerang, Banten). I was at the second floor that time. Suddenly the building was shaking and people were running outside.
Jakarta, Indonesia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was within school grounds when my friends and i experienced the earthquake. Albeit, it is a small/moderate shockwave, but for safety reasons we took every necessary precaution
Depok / Weak shaking (MMI III)
cibubur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The building I was in was shaking thankfully, nothing bad happens and no one is injured... but the thing is i was kelometres away from the source of the earthquake
114.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Jakarta (132.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
DEPOK (117.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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Tangerang (119.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
121.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt in when i put my hand on balcon. Then i felt it shaking alitle. And then harder, so i trying to go downstairs at the moment. (reported through our app)
121.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt in when i put my hand on balcon. Then i felt it shaking alitle. And then harder, so i trying to go downstairs at the moment. (reported through our app)
North jakarta (139.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
220.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it when at school... (reported through our app)
133.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bandung (185.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Universitas Budi Luhur, Jakarta Selatan (123.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Jakarta (125.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : So Storng shaking (reported through our app)
Baywalk Mall (137.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : One big move in the towers. Feel like vertigo.
Jakarta (132 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I get sick, feels like have vertigo (reported through our app)
Sentul, Bogor (109.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
jakarta / Weak shaking (MMI III) : in our class everyone felt it, just like 5 people were sure. I was already standing up, confused and my friend, she stood up, and screamed: There’s an earthquake!!!! She laughed. then all oir classmates were screaming then we were dismissed
115 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Jakarta barat (129.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Jakarta Timur, Indonesia (137.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
134.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Tangerang / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tangerang Selatan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt light tremor then increased house started moving.. everyone in the street outside for 30mins...
Jakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slight swaying of buildings. Windows shaking in frames. Pulsating swimming pools.
Bintaro / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was in the first floor but all things were shaking. It was quite strong.
1866.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
South Jakarta, General Sudirman Road, ground floor (131.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were sitting outside a coffee shop when we felt the ground move both sideways and up and down for a few minutes. Nobody panicked and the emergency procedure was initiated, but after 10 min everyone continued their activities. People on upper floors felt significant movement and most descended to the ground floor. Earthquakes are not very unusual, but the last one was mid last year and lower magnitude. Can we see the amplitude chart?
113.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bogor (129 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Banyak masyarakan di gedung-gedung tinggi kluar gedung. Riak air nampak di kolam. (reported through our app)
Jakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There was obvious shaking of the building in 3rd floor of hotel. Water in the bottle moving.
Puri Indah in West Jakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : On the 8th floor of an apartment block in West Jakarta - relatively new luxury building, phew ! Floor was unsteady for almost a minute
Gandul, Cinere, Depok (119.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Working on the computer on the 2nd floor of our mostly wood structure home, my chair (it has wheels) started moving, and I could hear the wood structure of my house creaking, even as if something heavy felt on the roof. By the time everything was shaking, we were all on the way out of the house... and the shaking stopped by the time we were outside. It felt quite lengthy, as previous ones have not been as long nor as strong.
Jakarta, Summitmas 2 (128.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tanjung Priok, Jakarta / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Everybody evacuate to evacuation point
Gedebage, Bandung / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bogor east java (101 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
sidoarjo (112.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Jakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
117.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Cilacap (337.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Depok / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pondok melati / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gandaria 8 office tower, Jakarta (125.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
121.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 7th floor of a high rise. Unsettling swaying motion for half a min...
West Jakarta (131.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
JAKARTA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Objects indoors are shaking.
136.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Jakarta, South Quarter Tower / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Jakarta (141.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Metropolitan Tower, Jakarta, Indonesia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Jakarta / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt it at the Garuda terminal in Jakarta airport
124.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bogor (103.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bernd (130 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Long and strong shaking. Felt it at 8th floor of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. Some went down and left the building (reported through our app)
Jakarta / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Jakarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
RESCUE SAR PP POLR (89.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
111.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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Kelapa gading (140.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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(Christmas Island, 384 km S of epicenter) : I felt like a tremor (reported through EMSC)
Serang (Indonesia, 97 km N of epicenter) : Aku zat bekerja saya merasakan genangan (reported through EMSC)
Kelapa Gading (Indonesia, 130 km NE of epicenter) : Building shookDrawers were wobbly (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 98 km NE of epicenter) : This earthquake made much people evacuated from Istora Senayan during a qualification of Badminton in Indonesia Masters 2018 (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 152 km E of epicenter) : Goncangan gempa terasa kuat (reported through EMSC)
Kebumen (Indonesia, 404 km E of epicenter) : Terasa gempa tetapi pelan bahkan sangat pelan (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 130 km NE of epicenter) : not longer time (reported through EMSC)
Bekasi (Indonesia, 129 km NE of epicenter) : Just for about 2 to 3 seconds only felt strong shake, by the time we knew it was tremor / earthquake it was stopped. No abnormality... (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 127 km NE of epicenter) : I was at the lobby of Sunlake hotel, sunter Jakarta, flet the shake for 15sec and everybody went out of the lobby (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 127 km NE of epicenter) : Terasa sekali gempa siang ini (reported through EMSC)
East Jakarta (Indonesia, 124 km NE of epicenter) : Saya kira saya sedang vertigo, tapi ternyata (reported through EMSC)
Tamansari (Indonesia, 124 km NE of epicenter) : It was so horrible earthquake! Everything was shaking so damn badly! (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 118 km NE of epicenter) : Gempa di cililitan (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 115 km NE of epicenter) : At Jakarta airport. Never had time to evac before it was over. Chandelier swinging. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 107 km NE of epicenter) : Experienced my house walls shaking (reported through EMSC)
Depok (Indonesia, 102 km NE of epicenter) : I was sitting in my bed then my bed is shaking so I told my mom that I felt earthquake, then suddenly it stopped for about 3 seconds, then it started shaking again and my mok feel it too. So I quickly ran outdoor and found my neighbors are out from their house too. After some seconds, finally it stopped. But my body still shaking for 10 minutes after. I was so panic that time. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 90 km NE of epicenter) : Quite strong I can hear appliances shaking so I run outside (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 480 km E of epicenter) : Tidak terasa di jogja (reported through EMSC)
Gedong Tengen (Indonesia, 479 km E of epicenter) : Tidak terasa di jogja (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 332 km E of epicenter) : I feel the earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Cirebon (Indonesia, 271 km E of epicenter) : Getaran lemah. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 172 km E of epicenter) : People around me in indomaret feel the quake but im not. Although im not feel the quake, i saw some good swinging (reported through EMSC)
Antapani (Indonesia, 172 km E of epicenter) : Cukup kencang. Dan lama. Lebih dari 2 menit (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 171 km E of epicenter) : Wobbling ground in Bandung for maybe 15 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Bandung (Indonesia, 167 km E of epicenter) : Sedikit terasa di kota Bandung (reported through EMSC)
Bandung (Indonesia, 167 km E of epicenter) : Kerasa di ITB (reported through EMSC)
Bandung (Indonesia, 167 km E of epicenter) : kerasa dikit, mungkin nun jauh di sana (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 167 km E of epicenter) : Felt a little shake in Bandung, West Java (reported through EMSC)
Sumur Bandung (Indonesia, 166 km E of epicenter) : Super Significant Felt in My Bedroom, Margahayu, Bandung District. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 160 km E of epicenter) : Terasa di soreang. Agak lama (reported through EMSC)
Bekasi Timur (Indonesia, 130 km NE of epicenter) : Bekasi pukul 13:37 wib (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 125 km NE of epicenter) : felt the shaking for almost 1 minute (reported through EMSC)
Bekasi (Indonesia, 125 km NE of epicenter) : strong enough @ Mampang South of Jakarta (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 124 km NE of epicenter) : Kelapa gading (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 122 km NE of epicenter) : IT SHOKE (reported through EMSC)
Duren Sawit (Indonesia, 122 km NE of epicenter) : so little dizzy (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 120 km NE of epicenter) : Dua kali dirasakan (reported through EMSC)
East Jakarta (Indonesia, 119 km NE of epicenter) : Well I was at school when the aerthquake happened, then suddenly my class shaked and everyone run outside (reported through EMSC)
Penjaringan (Indonesia, 119 km NE of epicenter) : Felt shaking in the house.. (reported through EMSC)
Jatinegara (Indonesia, 117 km NE of epicenter) : Felt at Jakarta, Indonesia (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 117 km NE of epicenter) : Berasa goyangan di Gambir Jakarta PusatLagi di kantor, semua orang turun.. (reported through EMSC)
Central Jakarta (Indonesia, 117 km NE of epicenter) : Felt 3 waves of swaying each timed about 2 seconds apart about 13:39 pm In Restuarant watched people come putof offices in fear buildings might fail. However waves past leaving no damage in jkt pusat (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 115 km NE of epicenter) : Its was like shaking all over (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 115 km NE of epicenter) : I live in central Jakarta, on the 20th floor. The building swayed enough to move pictures and make my lights swing. It felt like it went for approximately 20 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
West Jakarta (Indonesia, 113 km NE of epicenter) : Nothing (reported through EMSC)
West Jakarta (Indonesia, 113 km NE of epicenter) : It went on for longer than usual. I would think over a minute (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 113 km NE of epicenter) : Workers went out from the buildings (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 113 km NE of epicenter) : I felt earth quake from 7th floor BPJS Ketenagakerjaan HQ building (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 112 km NE of epicenter) : Suasana evacuation di gedung TSO (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 112 km NE of epicenter) : Telkomsel Smart Office Lt 22 terasa sekali, setelah adzan say baru turun (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 111 km NE of epicenter) : Felt the tremors (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 111 km NE of epicenter) : West Jakarta (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 110 km NE of epicenter) : Gempa cukup terasa di Jakarta (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 110 km NE of epicenter) : It's quite big earthquake. I felt it for 15 second. I live in South Jakarta, my friends in East Jakarta also felt that earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
South Jakarta (Republic of Indonesia, 109 km NE of epicenter) : from 26th floor. (reported through EMSC)
South Jakarta (Republic of Indonesia, 109 km NE of epicenter) : Lamps shook. Went out of house within 1 minute. All then settled (reported through EMSC)
South Jakarta (Republic of Indonesia, 109 km NE of epicenter) : Shaking (reported through EMSC)
South Jakarta (Republic of Indonesia, 109 km NE of epicenter) : No damage to nearby buildings but ground was shaking up and down. (reported through EMSC)
South Jakarta (Republic of Indonesia, 109 km NE of epicenter) : building swaying (reported through EMSC)
South Jakarta (Republic of Indonesia, 109 km NE of epicenter) : Lasted about 20-30 seconds (reported through EMSC)
South Jakarta (Republic of Indonesia, 109 km NE of epicenter) : Still don't know the source. I was lying on floor and suddenly felt tremor, everything was shaking for about a minute I think. People got out of houses and children cried. However, I think it was just a small earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 108 km NE of epicenter) : Felt this earthquake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 107 km NE of epicenter) : Jakarta felt the quake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 104 km NE of epicenter) : shake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 104 km NE of epicenter) : Cukup terasa dikawasan Jakarta Selatan. Lampu goyang (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 104 km NE of epicenter) : Shake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 104 km NE of epicenter) : It was about 3 or 4 minutes long. The curtains and keychain are swinging. (reported through EMSC)
Tangerang (Indonesia, 103 km NE of epicenter) : Strong, And Long In Tangerang Selatan (reported through EMSC)
Tangerang (Indonesia, 103 km NE of epicenter) : 7th story hotel room.... swaying motion then less then more then less (reported through EMSC)
Tangerang (Indonesia, 103 km NE of epicenter) : Mild swaying. People exited buildings. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 100 km NE of epicenter) : I felt 10 second and run out from office (reported through EMSC)
South Tangerang (Indonesia, 100 km NE of epicenter) : Strong earthquake very long. I was on 6th Floor in office and we evacuate when finish. No visibile damages to the building. Everyone at muster point (reported through EMSC)
South Tangerang (Indonesia, 100 km NE of epicenter) : Quite shaky, no longer than half a minute (reported through EMSC)
South Tangerang (Indonesia, 100 km NE of epicenter) : it moved some of the tables and chairs. it even moved a car a bit (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 100 km NE of epicenter) : Goncangan sangat terasa selama krg lebih 5 detik (reported through EMSC)
Depok (Indonesia, 98 km NE of epicenter) : Felt disoriented, like having a vertigo (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 98 km NE of epicenter) : Was a slow shaking, lasted for about 15~20 seconds.Felt like a lateral movement. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 97 km NE of epicenter) : Very Shaking (reported through EMSC)
Serang (Indonesia, 94 km N of epicenter) : very strong..and very long shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 91 km NE of epicenter) : Saya merasakan Gempa di Bogor kenceng jga (reported through EMSC)
Sukabumi (Indonesia, 91 km E of epicenter) : Very strong and Longer, maybe more than 1 minute (reported through EMSC)
Sukabumi (Indonesia, 91 km E of epicenter) : Sukabumi, west java, indonesia (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 86 km NE of epicenter) : Im in bogor and i felt very strong shocking (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Java, Indonesia, 23 Jan 2018 06:34

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 15 Jul 2018 07:26 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Apr 2018 11:46 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    65.4 km (40.6 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Mar 2018 20:57 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    127 km (78.9 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Mar 2018 11:36 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    49 km (30.4 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Mar 2018 10:45 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Mar 2018 13:33 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Jan 2018 10:12 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Jan 2018 04:48 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Java, Indonesia on Tuesday, 23 January 2018

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