Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 104 km west of Pariaman, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 10 August 2019 at 21:11 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 104 km west of Pariaman, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 10 August 2019 at 21:11 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

10 Aug 21:21 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Aug 10 21:25: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.5.
Date & time: 10 Aug 2019 21:11:05 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.9°S / 99.23°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tandikat (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (64 mi) WSW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) W of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) W of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) W of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) S of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) WSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
526 km (327 mi) SSW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SE of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) WSW 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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.510 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.375 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.260 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
5.240 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
5.236 km56km NE of Sikabaluan, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (12)

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139.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Mandeh island / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mandeh island / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Padang City, West of Sumatera (127.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Malaysia / not felt
Amir hamzah (624.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
padang city / Weak shaking (MMI III)
124.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 123 km E of epicenter) : Terasa kuat di Padang Panjang... (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 105 km E of epicenter) : Lagi enak tidur, kirain kucing berantem di genteng.. Ga taunya gempa (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 105 km E of epicenter) : Cukup keras terasa (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 80 km E of epicenter) : Enough to wake me up from sleep. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 21 Sep 2019 00:00 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    68 km (42.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Sep 2019 22:51 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Aug 2019 23:25 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 21 Aug 2019 14:11 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Aug 2019 08:12 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 11 Aug 2019 16:33 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 11 Aug 2019 16:29 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 11 Aug 2019 14:48 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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