Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, viernes, 29 dic. 2017

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, viernes, 29 dic. 2017

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 55 km depth

29 Dec 19:17 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 3 minutos.
Dec 29 19:20: Magnitud recalculada de 5.0 a 4.8.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 48.0 km.
Dec 29 19:28: Magnitud recalculada de 4.8 a 5.0.
Profundidad recalculada de 48.0 a 55.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 29 Dec 2017 07:14:32 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 5.0
Profundidad: 55.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2,9°S / 100,93°E (Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Kunyit (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km al SSW de Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
179 km al WNW de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
188 km al WNW de Curup (pop: 46,200)
219 km al W de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
226 km al SSE de Padang (pop: 840,400)
269 km al SSE de Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
752 km al WNW de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
764 km al SSE de Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.055 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.340 km- 91km SSW of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.235 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Padang (Indonesia, 219 km NW of epicenter) : I really felt it. I stay at the hotel at 4th floor. Its 2 am in the morning (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.0 terremoto: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Fri, 29 Dec 19h14

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