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Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 274 km southwest of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021 at 12:04 am (GMT +7) -

Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 274 km southwest of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021 at 12:04 am (GMT +7) Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 274 km southwest of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021 at 12:04 am (GMT +7)

Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 18 km depth

1 Nov 17:09 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
1 Nov 17:11: Now using data updates from GFZ
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1 Nov 17:20: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 5.9.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 1, 2021 17:04:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Nov 2, 2021 at 12:04 am (GMT +7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.9
Depth18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude0.16°N / 96.55°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode0.16°S / 83.45°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities259 km (161 mi) S of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
274 km (170 mi) SSW of Singkil (pop: 46,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
304 km (189 mi) SW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
332 km (206 mi) WSW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
406 km (253 mi) WNW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
419 km (260 mi) SW of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
424 km (264 mi) WSW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
439 km (273 mi) SSW of Binjai (pop: 228,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
448 km (278 mi) SSW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
463 km (288 mi) SSW of Percut (pop: 311,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
160 km (99 mi) SW of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.918 kmIndonesia: Off West Coast of Northern SumatraBMKG
5.912 kmNIAS REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
5.610 kmIndonesia: Near MedanRENASS
5.810 kmIndonesia: Off West Coast of Northern SumatraGFZ
6.08 km253 Km S of Sinabang, IndonesiaUSGS
6.09.8 kmOff West Coast of Northern Sumatera, Indonesia [Sea: Indonesia]INGV
5.910 kmIndonesia: Off West Coast of Northern SumatraGeoAu

User reports for this quake (5)

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Darwin / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 30-60 s : I was laying in bed and felt the bed shaking from side to side fro a few min tired. It woke me from my sleep  
Indian Ocean (194.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Malang / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump (reported through our app)
surabaya / not felt
Deer Park / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Loud rumbling noise and the bed swayed subtly side to side.  

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (65 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 31, 2021 13:41
48 weeks ago
3.7

12 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Dec 30, 2021 18:31
48 weeks ago
4.5

21 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Dec 25, 2021 13:11
49 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Dec 25, 2021 00:55
49 weeks ago
3.5

13 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Dec 13, 2021 19:26
51 weeks ago
4.3

10 km
Indian Ocean, 278 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Dec 3, 2021 09:58
52 weeks ago
4.2

39 km
Indian Ocean, 275 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Dec 3, 2021 08:45
52 weeks ago
4.5

31 km
Indian Ocean, 278 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 27, 2021 21:06
1 year 1 weeks ago
4.3

12 km
Indian Ocean, 284 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2021 14:12
1 year 1 weeks ago
3.5

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 23, 2021 18:57
1 year 1 weeks ago
3.4

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 23, 2021 15:29
1 year 1 weeks ago
4.1

12 km
Indian Ocean, 287 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 22, 2021 21:13
1 year 1 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
Indian Ocean, 289 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2021 19:36
1 year 2 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2021 12:02
1 year 2 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2021 15:46
1 year 2 weeks ago
4.4

14 km
Indian Ocean, 297 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2021 13:57
1 year 2 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2021 11:16
1 year 2 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
Indian Ocean, 277 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2021 19:39
1 year 2 weeks ago
3.7

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2021 05:22
1 year 2 weeks ago
3.3

13 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 14, 2021 03:44
1 year 3 weeks ago
3.3

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 14, 2021 02:57
1 year 3 weeks ago
2.9

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 13, 2021 16:47
1 year 3 weeks ago
3.2

19 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 11, 2021 06:45
1 year 3 weeks ago
3.7

14 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 11, 2021 03:13
1 year 3 weeks ago
4.0

22 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 10, 2021 07:18
1 year 3 weeks ago
4.3

11 km
Indian Ocean, 291 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 8, 2021 11:07
1 year 3 weeks ago
3.7

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 5, 2021 23:02
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.6

39 km
Indian Ocean, 260 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 5, 2021 11:45
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.1

15 km
Indian Ocean, 278 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 4, 2021 18:16
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.4

27 km
Indian Ocean, 265 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 4, 2021 08:08
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.2

10 km
Indian Ocean, 280 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 4, 2021 03:31
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, 293 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 3, 2021 11:06
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.0

10 km
Indian Ocean, 296 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 3, 2021 09:40
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.2

10 km
Indian Ocean, 295 km SW of Padangsidempuan, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 3, 2021 06:03
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.6

32 km
Indian Ocean, 275 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 3, 2021 05:39
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.5

15 km
Indian Ocean, 254 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 3, 2021 05:09
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.1

14 km
Indian Ocean, 286 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 3, 2021 01:30
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
Indian Ocean, 285 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 3, 2021 00:28
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.4

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 22:42
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, 299 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 21:05
1 year 4 weeks ago
2.9

10 km
Indian Ocean, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 20:08
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.5

11 km
Indian Ocean, 296 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 19:56
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.6

10 km
Indian Ocean, 276 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 19:07
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, 275 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 19:03
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.2

10 km
Indian Ocean, 275 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 18:00
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.1

10 km
Indian Ocean, 298 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 15:39
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.7

10 km
Indian Ocean, 289 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 15:06
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.1

24 km
Indian Ocean, 293 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 14:59
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.3

11 km
Indian Ocean, 291 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 14:47
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.6

10 km
Indian Ocean, 280 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 13:39
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.9

12 km
Indian Ocean, 270 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 11:23
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.7

19 km
Indian Ocean, 253 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 10:50
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.1

10 km
Indian Ocean, 273 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 10:04
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, 289 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 05:03
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.0

10 km
Indian Ocean, 293 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 2, 2021 01:09
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.6

13 km
Indian Ocean, 295 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 21:47
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
Indian Ocean, 296 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 21:38
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
Indian Ocean, 290 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 21:12
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.2

13 km
Indian Ocean, 290 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 20:53
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.2

17 km
Indian Ocean, 299 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 20:10
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
Indian Ocean, 283 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 19:31
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.7

10 km
Indian Ocean, 269 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 18:37
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
Indian Ocean, 272 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 18:32
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.0

10 km
Indian Ocean, 292 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 18:20
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.5

14 km
Indian Ocean, 276 km SW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, IndonesiaMore
Nov 1, 2021 17:33
1 year 4 weeks ago
3.4

14 km
Indian Ocean, 254 km SW of Singkil, Aceh, IndonesiaMore
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