Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 165 km southwest of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 2:32 pm (GMT +7) -

Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 165 km southwest of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 2:32 pm (GMT +7)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.7 at 36 km depth

5 Mar 07:40 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 7 minutes.
5 Mar 07:43: Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.1 km (0.7 mi) au S.
5 Mar 07:55: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
Date & time: 5 Mar 2021 07:32:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 5 mars 2021 14:32 (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 5.7
Profondeur: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.77°S / 99.12°E (Sumatra occidental, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Talang (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
165 km SO de Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
170 km SO de Pariaman (West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
202 km OSO de Solok (West Sumatra) (pop: 48,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
214 km SO de Bukittinggi (West Sumatra) (pop: 98,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
238 km OSO de Sijunjung (West Sumatra) (pop: 27,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
241 km SO de Payakumbuh (West Sumatra) (pop: 121,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
254 km O de Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
351 km S de Padangsidempuan (North Sumatra) (pop: 100,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
362 km SO de Pekanbaru (Riau) (pop: 704,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
989 km ONO de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
376 km OSO de Sumatra Island (pop: 50,365,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
362 km SSE de Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.8°C (86 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from S
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
5.736 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
5.610 kmKEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
5.618 km157 Km SW of Padang, IndonesiaUSGS
5.527 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.733 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (9)

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6473.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
166.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 20-30 s (reported through our app)
215.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bukan bergetar tapi berayun (balenong:bhs.Minang) (reported through our app)  
932 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
583 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
847.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
642.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
pulau nyang nyang / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 27 Mar 2021 10:18 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Mar 2021 23:57 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Mar 2021 11:31 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Mar 2021 23:30 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Mar 2021 22:32 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 05 Mar 2021 09:10 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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