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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
Mar 3 16:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: Tue, 3 Mar 10:37:31 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.72°S / 98.74°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Talakmau (181 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 3 Mar 2015
Tue, 3 Mar 10:37 UTCM 6.2 / 37 kmKEPULAUAN BATU, INDONESIAEMSC
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

"I felt it" reports:
5000A marine parade road S449284 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Singapore / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Tremors felt in Bishan, Singapore. Ceiling fans are swaying a bit.
sorake beach nias island / MMI IV (Light shaking): 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 from epicenter)(no details): Started with slight movement increasing in strength and the faded away lasting quite a few seconds (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (1281 km SE from epicenter)(no details): fairly strong earthquake vibrations in the region padang. (via EMSC)
Padang City (Indonesia) (184 km E from epicenter)(no details): fairly strong earthquake vibrations in the region padang City... (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 4 Jan 2016
Mon, 4 Jan 05:41 UTCM 4.6 / 12 km - [info]Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra[Map]GFZ
Sat, 16 Jan 2016
Sat, 16 Jan 18:54 UTCM 4.9 / 64 km - [info]Southern Sumatra, Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Thu, 21 Jan 2016
Thu, 21 Jan 13:00 UTCM 4.4 / 23 km - [info]NIAS REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 Feb 2016
Fri, 5 Feb 20:31 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia[Map]GFZ

 

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