Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 18 August 2020 - information

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - 114 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia, martes, 18 ago. 2020

Este terremoto probablemente fue un premonitor del terremoto M 6.6 terremoto: 109 km west de Bengkulu, Indonesia Tue, 18 Aug 22h29 que siguió después de 5 minutos.
Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - 114 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia, martes, 18 ago. 2020

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 39 km depth

18 Aug 22:30 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
Aug 18 22:31: Magnitud recalculada de 6.6 a 6.7.
Aug 18 22:36: Magnitud recalculada de 6.7 a 6.6.
Aug 18 22:47: Magnitud recalculada de 6.6 a 6.5.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 39.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 18 Aug 2020 10:24:03 UTC -
Magnitud: 6.5
Profundidad: 39.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 4,18°S / 101,31°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Kaba (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km al WSW de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
156 km al WSW de Curup (pop: 46,200)
198 km al WSW de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
216 km al W de Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
236 km al S de Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
252 km al W de Lahat (pop: 65,900)
654 km al WNW de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
671 km al SSW de Singapur (Singapur) (pop: 3,547,800)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 3,5 x 1014 joules (98,6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5,3 atomic bombs!) More info
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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.
M 6.539 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 6.810 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
M 6.638 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 6.7112 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 6.820 kmSouthern Sumatera, Indonesia [Sea: Indonesia]INGV
M 6.822 km139 km WSW of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS
M 6.739 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (17)

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Singapore (673 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt tremors on the upper floors of an apartment in Singapore, hanging objects were swinging | 2 users found this interesting.
236.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Singapore (677.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
2040.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
157.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
singapore (673.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rejang lebong, bengkulu (156.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Padang (379.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
125.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Just some light shaking, though it was strong enough to move the doors and window panes back and forth ever so slightly. | One user found this interesting.
Singapore / not felt : Ceiling lamps started swaying. A pot on a ledge fell over. | One user found this interesting.
Marina del Rey, CA 90292 / not felt : Felt through ESP. thanks
singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
(Indonesia, 381 km NW of epicenter) : Terasa mengayun, tidak ada kerusakan di sekitar rumah (reported through EMSC)
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