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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 2 February 2019

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 2 February 2019
2 Feb 11:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 2 February 2019 11:01 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.9°S / 100.19°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
163 km (101 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
825 km (512 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 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 11:01 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Sat, 2 Feb 11:01 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmKEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
2019-02-02 18:01:39 +07:00 (2 Feb 11:01:39 UTC)M 5.9 / 10 km- 135km WSW of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS
Sat, 2 Feb 11:01 UTCM 6.0 / 37.6 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (2)

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padang (219.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Kuranji (Indonesia, 207 km N of epicenter) : Lumayan lama (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 2 Feb 2019 11:01

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (13 quakes):
  • 12 Feb 2019 18:31 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Feb 2019 14:24 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Feb 2019 20:46 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Feb 2019 19:37 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 23:03 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 20:40 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 19:12 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 14:59 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 13:33 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 13:10 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 12:34 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 11:30 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 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

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 2 February 2019

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