Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 09:03 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.0 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 2 February 09:27 UTC, which followed after 24 minutes.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 09:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Feb 09:10 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 7 minutes.
Feb 2 09:13: Magnitude recalculée de 5.0 à 5.1.
Date & time: 2 Feb 2019 09:03:09 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.86°S / 99.97°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Kunyit (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
181 km WSW de Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
217 km S de Padang (pop: 840,400)
241 km SSW de Solok (pop: 48,400)
250 km S de Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
276 km WNW de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
287 km S de Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700)
731 km SSE de Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
849 km WNW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.110 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.431 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.410 km- 160km SE of Muara Siberut, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.310 kmPadang (2 MMI)BMKG

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Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 19.03 pm 2 Feb 2019 Latest for 30-40 secs
226.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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