Terremoto forte mag. 5.7 - Indian Ocean, 183 km a sud ovest da Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, domenica, 02 maggio 2021 -
Terremoto forte magnitudine 5.7 at 34 km depth
2 May 17:53 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 7 minuti.
2 May 17:55: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: BMKG
2 May 18:15: Profondità ricalcolata da 24.0 a 34.0 km (da 14.9 a 21 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al O.
Update Sun, 2 May 2021, 17:57Magnitude 5.4 earthquake strikes near Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
5.4 quake 3 May 12:46 am (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred only 10 minutes ago 116 km southwest of Padang, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, after midnight on Monday 3 May 2021 at 12:46 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.6. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.5.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Padang (pop. 840,400) located 116 km from the epicenter.
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Data & ora: 2 May 2021 17:46:41 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro:
3 May 12:46 am (GMT +7)
Profondità: 34.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 2.4°S / 99.58°E
Vulcano più vicino: Talang
(127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:183 km SSO da Padang
(pop: 840,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini205 km O da Sungai Penuh
(pop: 95,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini207 km SSO da Pariaman
(pop: 92,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini214 km SSO da Solok
(pop: 48,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini245 km SO da Sijunjung
(pop: 27,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini249 km SSO da Bukittinggi
(pop: 98,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini270 km SSO da Payakumbuh
(pop: 121,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini336 km ONO da Benkulu
(pop: 309,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini385 km SSO da Pekanbaru
(pop: 704,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini911 km ONO da Giacarta
(pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini379 km SO da Sumatra Island
(pop: 50,365,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini448 km SSE da Nias Island
(pop: 756,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.2°C
(85 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from ESE
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG
(Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.2 x 1013
joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|5.7||34 km||Southern Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
|5.6||27 km||Southern Sumatra, Indonesia||GFZ|
|5.7||10 km||KEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|5.5||10 km||Near Palembang, Indonesia||RENASS|
|5.5||21 km||160 Km SSW of Padang, Indonesia||USGS|
|5.6||31 km||Southern Sumatra, Indonesia||GeoAu|
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Padang, WestSumatra (183.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I felt the swinging for about 2-3 seconds, like a bus or heavy vehicle passing by.. | 6 users found this interesting.
952.5 km N of epicenter [Map]
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
06 Jun 2021 23:39 UTC | M 3.4 |
37 km (23 mi) depth |
33 km (21 mi) distance | BMKG | Details
25 May 2021 07:57 UTC | M 3.6 |
18 km (11.2 mi) depth |
38 km (23 mi) distance | BMKG | Details
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