Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 120 km southwest of Padangsidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 2 June 2019 at 03:03 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 120 km southwest of Padangsidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Sunday, 2 June 2019 at 03:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 64 km depth

2 Jun 03:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jun 2 03:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 54.0 km.
Jun 2 03:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 54.0 to 64.0 km.
Date & time: 2 Jun 2019 03:03:11 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.63°N / 98.49°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sorikmarapi (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
120 km (75 mi) SW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SSW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) SW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) WNW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) WNW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SSW of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) S of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) SW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ESE of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (246 mi) W of Sumatra Island (pop: 50,365,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.564 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.280 kmNias Region, IndonesiaEMSC
5.343 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
5.351 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.326 km120km SW of Padangsidempuan, IndonesiaUSGS
5.150 km印尼苏门答腊岛北部 (Indonesia)CEIC
5.210 kmNorthern Sumatra,IndonesiaIMD

User reports for this quake (6)

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485.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
10708.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A very light rumbling feeling when I was in bed. It woke me up. I then went to Google for uk earthquake but nothing showed up in the news. This one matched the time though from the other side of the world  
118.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
485.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 246 km SE of epicenter) : Terasa sedikit di Padang Panjang (reported through EMSC)  
Pariaman Selatan (Indonesia, 238 km SE of epicenter) : Berayun, lama. (reported through EMSC)  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 30 Jul 2019 08:14 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    78 km (48.5 mi) depth
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jul 2019 20:12 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Jun 2019 08:10 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Jun 2019 05:37 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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