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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Indian Ocean (Sri Lanka) on Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - North Indian Ocean (Sri Lanka) on Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Date & time: Tuesday, 11 February 2020 21:04 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-02-12 03:04:16 +06:00
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.5291°N / 83.4764°E (Sri Lanka)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 11.75°N/80.75°E (857 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^11 J (197 MWh / 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 11 Feb 2020
Tue, 11 Feb 21:04 UTCM 4.7 / 40 kmNorth Indian Ocean (Sri Lanka)EMSC
Tue, 11 Feb 21:04 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmNorth Indian Ocean (Sri Lanka)BMKG

"I felt it" reports:
Hendala / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I waked up from sleep suddenly,upstair floor made a noise like heavy object fallen down,I thought their entered the house,2.43am,but when I saw morning news it was an earth quake
Kalutara / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Colombo (479.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Kandana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dondra / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was awakened and felt vibration. Window also vibrated about 6 seconds.
Palm paradise Goyambokka beach / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt it for 3 seconds. It was not very strong but constant, steady and uninterrupted.
ratmalana / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Colombo Sri Lanka / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Kolonnawa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(466.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(336.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ulapane, St. Marry's Estate / MMI III (Weak shaking): I heard that the roof was shaking and felt the floor vibrating. It was there more than 3 seconds, but less than 13 seconds. When I check time (it's a quartz watch) it was 3.04 am or 3.05 am today (12th of Feb, 2020). I heard a loud noice when roof was shaken. Yet there were light vibrations on the floor (a weak vibration).
(359 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Matara (360.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bentota (10.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awake at 2:35 at night and it was all quiet outside. I heard a rumbling noice coming closer and then the house/room shaked slightly for a second. Two other guest of our little hotel woke from it as well. The others did not.
Kosgoda / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(344.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Colombo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Colombo 2 (464.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I just felt tiny vibration like feel.i thought its because of my phone.but i noticed phone is silent.I felt it twice.
Colombo Galle Face Hotel (560 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hambantota / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Ella, UVA ,Sri Lanka / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Batticaloa (406.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Several people from Sri Lanka noticed this at 2:34AM
(379.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): i woke up feeling some rumbling for a few seconds
Ella / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt during 4 secondes at 2:30 in the morning on Feb, 12th
(402.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kekanadura / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Hikkaduwa / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Baddegama / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate shaking
(472.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Colombo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
colombo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Matara Meddawatta / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Boralesgamuwa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
colombo 05 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Colombo, Sri Lanka (474.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was on 2nd floor on my bed and i felt the bed was shaking and heard a cracking sound from the roof at the same time
Galle (376.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Dondra (349.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Then I was sleeping. Suddenly I heard a tracking voice from the roof. Then I felt my bed was shaking.I felt very strong earthquake.
Wanduramba / MMI IV (Light shaking): I feel like different of environment..shoking windows in house..i,m live in wanduramba - Galle district..time on 2.30 or after..
Galle, Sri Lanka / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt the vibration through my table for 1 or 2 seconds. Didnt know it was an earthquake at the time.
Digana, Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Colombo / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slight movement of bed and window cracking noice
Matara (Sri Lanka) (364 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 2.43 am (via EMSC)

 

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