Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Nicobar Islands, India Region on Monday, 1 April 2019

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Nicobar Islands, India Region on Monday, 1 April 2019
1 Apr 08:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Apr 1 08:25: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Date & time: Monday, 1 April 2019 08:11 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.56°N / 94.22°E (India)
Nearest volcano: Pulau Weh (213 km / 132 mi)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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
Mon, 1 Apr 08:11 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmNicobar Islands, India RegionBMKG
Mon, 1 Apr 08:11 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmNicobar Islands, India RegionGFZ
Mon, 1 Apr 08:11 UTCM 5.5 / 40 kmNicobar Islands, India RegionEMSC
Mon, 1 Apr 08:11 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmBanda Aceh (2 MMI) (India)BMKG
Mon, 1 Apr 08:11 UTCM 5.3 / 27.1 kmNicobar Islands, India RegionGeoAu
Mon, 1 Apr 08:11 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km125km ESE of Mohean, IndiaUSGS
Mon, 1 Apr 08:11 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmNicobar Islands Region (India)IMD

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own experience report!
725.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Compbell Bay (India, 66 km SW of epicenter) : Its was really time (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake: Nicobar Islands, India Region, 1 Apr 2019 08h11

Show info about this
List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 17 May 2019 19:05 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 May 2019 18:29 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 18 Apr 2019 21:52 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Apr 2019 16:12 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Apr 2019 03:50 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Apr 2019 02:39 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Apr 2019 08:12 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Apr 2019 14:40 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

Map of aftershocks

Significant earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Nicobar Islands, India Region on Monday, 1 April 2019
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!


Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.