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Major mag. 7.9 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake  - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016
2 Mar 12:54 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 4 minutes.
Mar 2 12:55: Magnitude recalculée de 8.1 à 7.9.
Mar 2 12:57: Magnitude recalculée de 7.9 à 7.8.
Mar 2 12:59: Magnitude recalculée de 7.8 à 7.7.
Mar 2 13:00: Magnitude recalculée de 7.7 à 7.8.
Mar 2 13:05: Magnitude recalculée de 7.8 à 7.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 22.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 2 March 2016 12:49 UTC
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.9°S / 94.23°E (international territory)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 2 Mar 12:49 UTCM 7.7 / 22 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Wed, 2 Mar 12:49 UTCM 7.8 / 10 kmSOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
Wed, 2 Mar 12:49 UTCM 7.8 / 24 km- Southwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS

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Abidjan, Cocody Angré (10970.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
bobo (2054.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
jakarta / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Muara Labuh (846.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I thought my dizziness, apparently strong quake, people rushed out of the house
Muara Labuh (846.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I thought my dizziness, apparently strong quake, people rushed out of the house
Section 14, petaling jaya, west Malaysia. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the swaying momentum while seated on sofa for about 9 seconds. A flexible toy sway side to side. Local Malaysian time is at 8.55 pm. CNN news regards same came on air 28 minutes later. Did a internet search and observed that it took 4 minutes to reach from epicenter.
Section 14, petaling jaya, west Malaysia. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the swaying momentum while seated on sofa for about 9 seconds. A flexible toy sway side to side. Local Malaysian time is at 8.55 pm. CNN news regards same came on air 28 minutes later. Did a internet search and observed that it took 4 minutes to reach from epicenter.
Section 14, petaling jaya, west Malaysia. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the swaying momentum while seated on sofa for about 9 seconds. A flexible toy sway side to side. Local Malaysian time is at 8.55 pm. CNN news regards same came on air 28 minutes later. Did a internet search and observed that it took 4 minutes to reach from epicenter.
Section 14, petaling jaya, west Malaysia. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt the swaying momentum while seated on sofa for about 9 seconds. A flexible toy sway side to side. Local Malaysian time is at 8.55 pm. CNN news regards same came on air 28 minutes later. Did a internet search and observed that it took 4 minutes to reach from epicenter.
PARIAMAN / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kuala Lumpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
padang (812.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Betty, 32 Fernvale Link (1280.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt so giddy!
Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I live on the 10th floor of a condominium in Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur. I felt a light shudder.
Kuala Lumpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Beach Road Singapore (1273.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Wife felt tremor. I only saw a light swinging.
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (1215.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My first time experience and its so scary me. Allahukabar (reported through our app)
Georgetown Penang / Weak shaking (MMI III)
jakarta (1401.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
singapore, west coast / Weak shaking (MMI III)
yishun, singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kelantan roaf 16store / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My hanged frame moved by itself swinging.
Ubud Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Small shaking of bed
Ubud Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Small shaking of bed
Siglap, Singapore (1279.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : On 22nd floor. Felt dizzy and shaking felt for at east 3 minutes. Feels like the big one off Sumatra in 2004 that causes the huge tsunami
Singapore / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Singapore / Light shaking (MMI IV)
penang / Weak shaking (MMI III)
SINGAPORE / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Singapore, Sengkang (1280.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
neptune court singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III) : can feel my apartment moving on the 21st floor Neptune court
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We didn't know what was happening; my Wife thought she was having a dizzy spell and I said I felt it too. Then we noticed the light fixture was swinging slightly. We are on the TOP story of a twenty story HDB. Checked Twitter to confirm that there was a tremor in Singapore
Singapore, St George lane / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak shaking on the 9th floor
Penang malaysia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
bayan lepas, penang (1323.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Movement felt on upper floor. Glass rattling.
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia, 1208 km NE of epicenter) : I was standing at the sink washing dishes when i felt dizzy and had to take a step back. I wondered what it was and if i was unwell. My familt in the next room did not feel anything. The next day i heard about the earthquake in Sumatera at around that time. (reported through EMSC)
Cilacap (Indonesia, 1666 km E of epicenter) : Semoga tidak terjadi bencana yg lebih besar...amin yra (reported through EMSC)
Padang (Indonesia, 815 km NE of epicenter) : Most of the people living in the city (Padang) got on their cars and bikes and drove to higher grounds. Some others stayed behind and went to the beach to see if the water was receiving in case of a tsunami (reported through EMSC)
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia, 1208 km NE of epicenter) : I was in office during this time . talking over the phone. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1269 km NE of epicenter) : Felt dizzy and the fan was shaking a bit ,enough to confirm an earthquake it seemed as if the floor was moving very slightly -on 20 th floor (reported through EMSC)
(Vietnam, 2215 km NE of epicenter) : This is the first time I felt an earthquake. So scary! (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia, 1318 km NE of epicenter) : Penang Island (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : On roof garden 19th floor. Felt swaying of building and could see relative movement between my block and neighbouring block. (reported through EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, 1210 km NE of epicenter) : High rise residential we felt the building shake (reported through EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, 1210 km NE of epicenter) : The ceiling fan is shaking (reported through EMSC)
Semenyih (Malaysia, 1207 km NE of epicenter) : Thought my uni assignments were driving me nuts but I saw the water in my dispenser moving. It was unmistakably tremors (reported through EMSC)
Puchong (Malaysia, 1200 km NE of epicenter) : I thought im high blood pressure. .. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 807 km NE of epicenter) : Not strong but long... (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia, 1318 km NE of epicenter) : Feeling shaking (reported through EMSC)
George Town (Malaysia, 1318 km NE of epicenter) : Felt it at Penang (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : Lamps swaying even when windows are closed (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : Nil (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : The building was swaying for about 15 - 20 seconds. We are on the 22nd floor. Felt 3 distinct waves. The ceiling lamps and pictures swayed and shook for quite a while, and though seated, my son and I could feel the movement distinctly. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : Rocking feeling of the building (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : Video (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : I was sitting on my couch. I rocked a little. After a few seconds rocked some more. Thought I was imagining things. But my dad sitting across the room felt the same way (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : Water in my fish tank started swaying (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : nil (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : The entire building was shaking and swaying beneath my feet. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : The source of the earthquake was very far from my location 1250km but my chair shaked while i was sitting. In Turkey I have never felt an earthquake that far away. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : It was clearly an earthquake, which is why I went onto the internet to see what was happening. However it was so mild that I expect most people would not have noticed it. I have lived in New Zealand in the past for over 10 years, so have experienced a few quakes before. (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1271 km NE of epicenter) : it was awesome (reported through EMSC)
Singapore (Singapore, 1269 km NE of epicenter) : Not as bad as past few years.. But thrilling to see the water in my fishtank shake... (reported through EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, 1210 km NE of epicenter) : Slight swing at 18th floor fr around 30sec (reported through EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, 1210 km NE of epicenter) : My house on level 12 (reported through EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, 1210 km NE of epicenter) : At 13th floor, felt building was swaying left & right. (reported through EMSC)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, 1209 km NE of epicenter) : feel building swinging (reported through EMSC)
Shah Alam (Malaysia, 1192 km NE of epicenter) : Feeling of swaying sensation and dizziness. Pets around the house felt it by suddenly being alert (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 899 km E of epicenter) : I feel like the something walking heavily on the ground under my bed. Not too big, but i feel it like something is walking under (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 810 km NE of epicenter) : Mentawai island (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 810 km NE of epicenter) : It's earthquake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 806 km NE of epicenter) : Sumatera Barat (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.7 quake: Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, 2 Mar 2016 12h49

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (15 quakes):
  • 01 May 2016 20:34 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Apr 2016 19:38 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Apr 2016 20:10 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Mar 2016 13:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Mar 2016 02:41 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (41 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Mar 2016 20:20 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Mar 2016 08:09 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Mar 2016 17:26 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Mar 2016 12:52 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Mar 2016 06:03 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Mar 2016 02:28 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Mar 2016 00:10 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Mar 2016 16:08 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Mar 2016 15:12 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016
  • 02 Mar 2016 15:12 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016

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Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday, 2 March 2016
 

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