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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 3 March 2015
3 Mar 10:41 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 4 minutes.
Mar 3 16:10: Magnitude recalculée de 6.1 à 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 à 30.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 3 March 2015 10:37 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.72°S / 98.74°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Talakmau (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
154 km W de Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
181 km W de Padang (pop: 840,400)
187 km SW de Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700)
1087 km NW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 3 Mar 10:37 UTCM 6.2 / 30 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Tue, 3 Mar 10:37 UTCM 6.1 / 28 km53km NW of Sikabaluan, IndonesiaUSGS
Tue, 3 Mar 10:37 UTCM 6.1 / 56 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

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5000A marine parade road S449284 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Tremors felt in Bishan, Singapore. Ceiling fans are swaying a bit.
sorake beach nias island / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Standing in a traditional south nias house and heard some creaking of the wood and the rolling motion of a earthquake lasted for a long few secounds
(Indonesia, 1692 km E of epicenter) : Started with slight movement increasing in strength and the faded away lasting quite a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 1281 km SE of epicenter) : fairly strong earthquake vibrations in the region padang. (reported through EMSC)
Padang City (Indonesia, 184 km E of epicenter) : fairly strong earthquake vibrations in the region padang City... (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 3 Mar 2015 10h37

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, 3 March 2015

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