Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 234 km south of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 16 December 2019 at 14:49 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 234 km south of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 16 December 2019 at 14:49 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 45 km depth

16 Dec 14:56 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 7 minutes.
Dec 16 15:00: Magnitude recalculée de 5.4 à 5.5.
Dec 16 15:08: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 5.7.
Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 45.0 km.
Dec 16 15:10: Magnitude recalculée de 5.7 à 5.5.
Date & time: 16 Dec 2019 02:49:16 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.5
Profondeur: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.93°S / 101.07°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Kunyit (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km SSW de Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
164 km NW de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
172 km WNW de Curup (pop: 46,200)
203 km W de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
234 km SSE de Padang (pop: 840,400)
241 km S de Solok (pop: 48,400)
562 km SSW de Singapour (Singapour) (pop: 3,547,800)
737 km WNW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.545 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.630 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.666 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.657 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.647 km108km SSW of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (18)

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Jakarta (750.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
573.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak shaking.
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
233.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
172.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Lampu bergoyang dan kain jendela bergoyang (reported through our app)
112.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
103.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
237.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Padang Panjang Barat (Indonesia, 284 km NW of epicenter) : Lumayan mengejutkan... (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 252 km NW of epicenter) : Berayun (reported through EMSC)
Koto Tangah (Indonesia, 244 km NW of epicenter) : Terasa (reported through EMSC)
Padang Barat (Indonesia, 235 km NW of epicenter) : Jika tenang terasa. (reported through EMSC)
Padang Barat (Indonesia, 235 km NW of epicenter) : Felt it (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 234 km NW of epicenter) : woke up from sleep. felt like vibration (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 234 km NW of epicenter) : Menurut BMKG indonesia pusatnya dekat daerah muko muko..bukan mentawai (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 234 km NW of epicenter) : Gampooo (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 166 km SE of epicenter) : Woww woowwwww terasa lumayan greatt phuckin' (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 103 km NE of epicenter) : Terasa keras walau tidak lama (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake 234 km south of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, 16 December 14:49 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 02 Feb 2020 14:21 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Feb 2020 09:09 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    68 km (42.3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Dec 2019 18:54 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Dec 2019 15:52 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 234 km south of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 16 December 2019 at 14:49 (GMT)
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