Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 36km SSE of Adipala, Indonesia on Saturday, 25 January 2014

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Indian Ocean, 38 km a sud da Kroya, Central Java, Indonesia, sabato, 25 gennaio 2014

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Indian Ocean, 38 km a sud da Kroya, Central Java, Indonesia, sabato, 25 gennaio 2014

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 89 km depth

25 Jan 05:34 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 20 minuti.
Data & ora: 25 Jan 2014 05:14:21 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Saturday, January 25, 2014 12:14:21
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 89.1 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 7.9765°S / 109.2464°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Slamet (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km S da Kroya (pop: 23,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
51 km SO da Gombong (pop: 32,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
52 km S da Banyumas (pop: 48,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
55 km SSE da Wangon (pop: 35,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
58 km S da Sokaraja (pop: 66,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
62 km S da Purwokerto (pop: 217,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
67 km S da Purbalingga (pop: 56,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
75 km S da Baturaden (pop: 42,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
216 km ESE da Bandung (pop: 1,699,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
330 km SE da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
99 km OSO da Java Island (pop: 141,370,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
31 km SE da Pulau Jayakesuma Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.188 kmJava, IndonesiaGFZ
M 6.189 km36km SSE of Adipala, IndonesiaUSGS
M 6.373 kmJava, IndonesiaGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (27)

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Kebumen / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The first quake was not strong. Furthermore, very strong shocks felt in 10 seconds, but the entire earthquake lasted for 1 minute in Kebumen. Everyone panicked, objects falling onto the floor in a supermarket.
i felt again before 30 minets / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wonosobo / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Wonosobo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Long Beach, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt a roll
Yogyakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Yogyakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Jakarta, Cilandak (327.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : i was in 7th floor, i felt a mild shake
Yogyakarta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bantul, Yogyakarta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : it starts with a light vibration and then it comes stronger. everyone run away from their house.
yogyakarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : i was in slept when i fell it. when i get outside almost everyone get out from home.
Yogyakarta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
yogyakarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
yogyakarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
surakarta, central java / Weak shaking (MMI III) : i was sitting on the floor, and my body start swaying. i thought i was dizzy, until i realized that it is an earthquake. i ran outside, and the eartquake subsided. felt it for about 3 seconds at most.
jakarta barat (239.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sitting on a chair and I felt moving feeling. Would not be sure it was an earthquake if I didn't see this
Temanggung (Indonesia, 125 km NE of epicenter) : all of the teacher in the office felt the swung of this earthquake.. and most of them run to outdor. I think its caused by vulcanic action whereby the school's site. Our school laocation in the slope of Mountain named Gunung Sumbing. (reported through EMSC)
Central Jakarta (Indonesia, 341 km NW of epicenter) : hanging lights swung (reported through EMSC)
Bandung (Indonesia, 224 km NW of epicenter) : Gentle swaying whilst drinking coffee at a mall. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 208 km NW of epicenter) : My house is using a heavy steel gate/ fence and its shaking/ trembling making a loud noise. The Earthquake ease in few seconds. Some people (neighbor) surely still have trauma after 2009 earthquake (Sundanese, kilometers away south from our city) and terrified. The earthquake felt like a huge drop and a bit shifted (like stepping down). No "wavy sound" like the last huge earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
Yogyakarta (Indonesia, 121 km E of epicenter) : It lasted about 2-3 seconds each, with 2 tremors in series, both happened within 10 seconds. The first one was stronger than the second. (reported through EMSC)
Yogyakarta (Indonesia, 120 km E of epicenter) : I experienced the worst earthquake killing thousands of ppl in Yogyakarta, May 2006. Just know another strong earthquake shook Yogyakarta. If you experience it, just run out of the building and stay in open space far from walls, poles, trees etc if you have time, if not, better hide under some strong desks, or board and keep your head protected. As long as the building is not flattened injuries and fatalities can be minimized. (reported through EMSC)
Yogyakarta (Indonesia, 120 km E of epicenter) : So shocking and frightening if occured many times repetitively (reported through EMSC)
Magelang (Indonesia, 118 km NE of epicenter) : we felt the earthquake 2 times one time strong the other time weaker but perceptible for everyone (reported through EMSC)
Padalarang (Indonesia, 243 km NW of epicenter) : Things that were hanging started to sway back and forth. (reported through EMSC)
Yogyakarta (Indonesia, 124 km E of epicenter) : 1-2 minutes duration - distinctly felt a rolling sensation (reported through EMSC)
Yogyakarta (Indonesia, 122 km E of epicenter) : it almost like in few years ago earthquake in Jogja, Indoensia where thousand people died in Bantul, Yogyakarta, yes year 2006. Well almost similiar in the fist quake that come but in 2006the quake become intense like a train pass bye, glass form the draw falling, walls cracking sound, I was in the central jogja so the damage not to much but in bantul many died as you see in the news thousand died buried by their homes. Well this quake almost make me frightened that it will intensify but thank God it stop after about 20 second. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Indian Ocean, 38 km south of Kroya, Central Java, Indonesia, Saturday, January 25, 2014 12:14:21

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (13 quakes):
  • 12 Jul 2014 10:19 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    82 km (51 mi) depth
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Jun 2014 09:15 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Jun 2014 10:59 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    87 km (54.1 mi) depth
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 08 May 2014 22:33 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 May 2014 05:48 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    84.9 km (52.8 mi) depth
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Mar 2014 13:14 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 13:10 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2014 11:12 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    53 km (32.9 mi) depth
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Jan 2014 04:48 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Jan 2014 04:39 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    49 km (30.4 mi) depth
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Jan 2014 16:14 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    83.5 km (51.9 mi) depth
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jan 2014 16:58 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    92.5 km (57.5 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jan 2014 07:29 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 38 km south of Kroya, Central Java, Indonesia, on Saturday, January 25, 2014 12:14:21
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