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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Padang (4 MMI) on Saturday, 2 February 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 2 February 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 2 February 2019
2 Feb 09:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Feb 2 09:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Saturday, 2 February 2019 09:27 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.87°S / 100.09°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
171 km (106 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
836 km (520 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 2 Feb 09:27 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Sat, 2 Feb 09:27 UTCM 6.1 / 36.1 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
Sat, 2 Feb 09:27 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmKEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
02/02/2019 16:27:33 WIB (2 Feb 09:27:33 UTC)M 6.0 / 17 kmPadang (4 MMI)BMKG
2019-02-02 16:27:34 +07:00 (2 Feb 09:27:34 UTC)M 6.1 / 10 km- 166km SSE of Muara Siberut, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (20)

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61.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gurgaon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Earthquake in gurugram at 5:40 pm IST 2nd feb19
Singapore, Marine Parade / Weak shaking (MMI III) : it happened around 17:30 Singapore time and last 10-20 seconds. Our hanging lights swung slightly.
singapore amber road / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Muaro labuh (189.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : ca an minute shaking (reported through our app)
189.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : ca 45 seconds shaking (reported through our app)
Payakumbuh City (297.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : i felt about 3 second... (reported through our app)
padang / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mentawai / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sungaipenuh (171.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : MMI V (reported through our app)
Singapore (628.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore east coast / Weak shaking (MMI III)
225.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Singapore (Singapore, 607 km NE of epicenter) : I felt my body swaying and the building shaking for almost 30 or more secs (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 200 km N of epicenter) : Shock while sleeping (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 193 km N of epicenter) : Terasa guncangannya sampai di kota padang. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 232 km NW of epicenter) : Lama ayunannya (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 217 km N of epicenter) : Terasa goyang (reported through EMSC)
Koto Tangah (Indonesia, 210 km N of epicenter) : Terasa berayun-ayunBy: iin kec.koto tangah Padang (reported through EMSC)
Padang Barat (Indonesia, 199 km N of epicenter) : Lumayan keras berasa (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 2 Feb 2019 09:27

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (25 quakes):
  • 29 Jul 2019 05:46 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Jul 2019 18:32 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Feb 2019 18:31 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Feb 2019 14:24 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Feb 2019 20:46 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Feb 2019 19:37 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 23:03 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 20:40 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 19:12 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 14:59 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 13:33 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 13:10 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 12:34 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 11:30 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 11:09 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 11:01 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 2 February 2019
 

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