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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Borneo on Sunday, 20 December 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Borneo on Sunday, 20 December 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Borneo on Sunday, 20 December 2015
Dec 20 19:03: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Date & time: Sun, 20 Dec 18:47:36 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.69°N / 117.73°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Bombalai (87 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 20 Dec 2015
Sun, 20 Dec 18:47 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmKALIMANTAN, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 20 Dec 18:47 UTCM 6.2 / 28 kmBorneo[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 20 Dec 18:47 UTCM 6.0 / 9 km- 36km N of Tarakan, Indonesia[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Tawau / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Santa Ana, CA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tarakan (44.6 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
Tarakan, Borneo, Indonesia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Follow-up report on our cat whining before the quake - she just had kittens! Guess our Feline Earth Quake Early Warning System needs calibration.
Tarakan, Borneo, Indonesia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Adding to my earlier post, our cat has been all upset and whining for several hours before this quake. For what it's worth.
Tarakan, Borneo, Indonesia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Adding to my earlier post, our cat has been all upset and whining for several hours before this quake. For what it's worth.
Tarakan, Borneo, Indonesia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Same as previous. I thought it was alk one"episode".
Tarakan, Borneo, Indonesia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Same as previous. I thought it was alk one"episode".
tawau (68.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
tawau (68.5 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
tawau / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shook house. Woke people up.
Tawau (65.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
tawau (65.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Tawau / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Berau / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
lahad datu / MMI IV (Light shaking): I felt it at lahad datu
(Indonesia) (44 km S from epicenter)(no details): The strongest ever in Tarakan (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (648 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The vibrations endured for quite long time at different magnitudes. At first the whole house (wooden structure) started shaking and I suddenly rose up from sleeping as it was 2.45 AM on 21-12-2015, then it stopped we came out of the house for a while till the vibrations disappear. Once we entered, again it was shaking at a less magnitude but for a longer duration (via EMSC)
Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) (334 km NW from epicenter)(no details): the bed swayed from side to side (via EMSC)
Tandjungselor (Indonesia) (101 km S from epicenter)(no details): getaran cukup keras. saya berlari dari kamar saya dan saya melihat televisi bergoyang. piring dan gelas berjatuhan dari lemari. ini adalah gempa terbesar yang pernah saya rasakan di kalimantan. (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (66 km N from epicenter)(no details): Even cars alarms also alerted in my housing area after earthquake last for around 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Tarakan (Indonesia) (41 km S from epicenter)(no details): Strong shake in Kota Tarakan, North Kalimantan (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (67 km N from epicenter)(no details): Very strong EQ at Tawau...running faster from 4 storey building..this bad experience..thank God...no pic no video.. (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (65 km N from epicenter)(no details): Keep praying.. (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (65 km N from epicenter)(no details): I felt dizzy just now.. I live in upstair,should I hide under a table or run to downstair? Is there any other earthquake again? (via EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador) (18175 km E from epicenter)(no details): On the third floor of a condo in Cuenca, Ecuador. Bed shook and bounced. Lasted about 30 seconds. (via EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile) (16945 km E from epicenter)(no details): Me fumaba algo pa la mente cuando derrepente un ruido muy fuerte y empezó a teblar (via EMSC)
(Chile) (16597 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was nearly 4:30 p.m.; I could feel minor shaking and see the fringe on a nearby lampshade swaying. (via EMSC)
San Bernardo (Chile) (16579 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sin ruido, suave remezón, largo... (via EMSC)
Crucecita (Mexico) (15724 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sismo fuerte de unos 5 segundos en Huatulco, Oaxaca. Me pegué un sustote que hasta tire la torta de frijol. Todo en orden. (via EMSC)
Cincinnati (United States) (14748 km E from epicenter)(no details): http://129.137.2.164/helicorder/helicorder1200.php I constantly feel this movement .. More like riding waves with a lean in opposing directions about every 4 to 5 seconds cresting one wavelength. (via EMSC)
East Hemet (United States) (12954 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was strong jolt. (via EMSC)
Hemet (United States) (12951 km E from epicenter)(no details): No (via EMSC)
Hemet (United States) (12950 km E from epicenter)(no details): I heard a rumble and felt a shake. It was a louder sound vs. Movement. (via EMSC)
Huntington Beach (United States) (12868 km E from epicenter)(no details): I have extreme sensitivity to motion and I feel the movement no matter how small. (via EMSC)
Fillmore (United States) (12757 km E from epicenter)(no details): Strong jolt. Dogs jumped up startled. (via EMSC)
San Leandro (United States) (12345 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt a shake (via EMSC)
Maisons-Alfort (France) (11511 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Usually its right and left. (via EMSC)
Matola (Mozambique) (9719 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lasted about 5 seconds. First quake I have ever felt! I would say this one was just a little more than one would feel next to a road as a heavy truck passes (we are about 2km from nearest motorway). I wasn't concerned but I knew immediately it was a quake. (via EMSC)
Aşgabat (Turkmenistan) (7099 km NW from epicenter)(no details): мы спали и почувствовали толчек (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (3792 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Very light shaking (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (1632 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Just happens!It lasts for 2-3 minutes. Couldn't find any information. I'm in Central Jakarta, Indonesia. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (118 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking of building for around a minute. Serveral minor aftershocks happening even now. (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (69 km N from epicenter)(no details): Very shake (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (66 km N from epicenter)(no details): Bergegar di tawau area.. we felt an earthquake in tawau.. borneo sabah.. malaysia (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (66 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fuhhh Nervousss (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (65 km N from epicenter)(no details): Awaken from my sleep at the top floor of a four story walkup apartment and thought the roof top water tank had ruptured and caused the shaking to the building. But the shaking felt like the earth had shifted and cause massive swaying of the apartment block. (via EMSC)
Tawau (Malaysia) (68 km N from epicenter)(no details): My family was all woke up during this 15 seconds shake. Can hear cupboard shaking and car alarm sound. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (42 km S from epicenter)(no details): Never felt an earthquake in Tarakan, woke up feeling the house shake, it's pitch black so no video (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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