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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 7 January 2020
Jan 7 06:30: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Tuesday, 7 January 2020 06:05 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.4°N / 96.35°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kembar (220 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
Tue, 7 Jan 2020 (6 earthquakes)
Tue, 7 Jan 06:05 UTCM 6.2 / 20 kmSimeulue, IndonesiaEMSC
Tue, 7 Jan 06:05 UTCM 6.1 / 21 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
Tue, 7 Jan 06:05 UTCM 6.3 / 34.9 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
Tue, 7 Jan 06:05 UTCM 6.4 / 19.5 kmNorthern Sumatera, Indonesia [Sea: Indonesia]INGV
Tue, 7 Jan 06:05 UTCM 6.2 / 20.3 km16km SSW of Sinabang, IndonesiaUSGS
Tue, 7 Jan 06:05 UTCM 6.3 / 10 km印尼苏门答腊岛北部 (Indonesia)CEIC

"I felt it" reports:
Harbinger, NC / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
george town / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tuktuk / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(2134.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(601.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(1091 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Penang / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Penang / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ashland kentucky / not felt: I was taking a nap after getting home from work around 1400 and I felt what could be described as after shocks.
(293.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
georgetown penang / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Georgetown Penang Malaysia / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Experienced a slight shake on Level 6 of Northam Tower in Penang, Malaysia.
Lebuh Pantai, Georgetown / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ambarita (277.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
george town (554.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Minimal shake felt on a level 6 of a 13 storey building.
Simeulue, south / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(189 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Penang Island / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Butterworth / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the Ceiling fan shaking mildly and i could feel mild shake
(16.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): In wooden building shaking felt quite strong
Jakarta / not felt: Walaupun disini jauh dari epicenter . Untuk kawan di sumatera tetap berhati2 semoga tidak ada susulan maupun hal yang tidak di inginkan
(2278.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
tanjung tokong / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt Dizzy
(585.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(133.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
penang / MMI II (Very weak shaking): light object is moving lightly, felt floor moving.
(255.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Medan / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(293 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(Indonesia) (290 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I felt it a little, it made me think that there was an earthquake. (via EMSC)

 

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