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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Friday, 21 April 2017
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
Bukittinggi / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up while sleeping, seemed to last a ling time...second shaked me asleep again...
Wolvega, Netherland (10360.1 km SE from epicenter) / not felt
(82.9 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Earthquake happened around 3 minutes. still can stand on your feet but unstable. Some of electricity tower /power pol fell. And people can feel it until 125km far away from my city. (via app)
Bukittinggi/Padang / MMI IV (Light shaking): Still awake that time. Felt strong and long. Our chickens fell out of their cage cause door was not stable. Our cock disapeared and did not even return in daytime. Kids did not wake up cause they were probably very tired...was frightening how strong is the power of Allah...
(140.9 km NW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up while sleeping, lastrs quite a long time, second was shorter
Wolvega, Netherland (10373.2 km SE from epicenter) / not felt
(Indonesia) (65 km E from epicenter)(no details): Walls and Furniture shaking (via EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia) (726 km N from epicenter)(no details): I can felt it at Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia. (via EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore) (534 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was doing work on computer when I felt the chair shaking. The pendant lights in my living room were shaking as well. (via EMSC)
Ijen volcano photos: Ijen volcano in East Java is famous for its turquoise acid crater lake and the large sulfur deposits that are being mined by local workers. At night, the scene is illuminated by ghostly blue flames, as sulfur ignites.
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