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Strong Earthquake Rattles Siberut Island, Indonesia

Posted by feww on March 3, 2015

M6.4 quake strikes offshore Sumatra

Centered at 0.767°S, 98.708°E the quake occurred at a depth of 37.6 km, said USGS/EHP.

There were no reports of casualties or damage, as of posting.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.4Mw
Event Time: 2015-03-03 at 10:37:31 (UTC)
Nearby Cities:

  • 50km (31mi) NW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia
  • 158km (98mi) W of Pariaman, Indonesia
  • 184km (114mi) W of Padang, Indonesia
  • 191km (119mi) WSW of Bukittinggi, Indonesia

Tsunami Evaluation: This quake has not generated a destructive tsunami. NO tsunami Warnings, Advisories or Watches are currently in effect.

Siberut (population: ~ 3,550) is the largest of the Mentawai Islands, located in the Indian Ocean about 150km west of Sumatra. About 90 percent of the population are the native Mentawai.

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M6.2 Quake Strikes Off W. Coast of N. Sumatra

Posted by feww on May 18, 2014


Significant Quake Strikes N. Sumatra Region

Centered at 4.259°N, 92.747°E, the quake struck at a signature depth of  about 10km.

EQ Details

Event Time: 2014-05-18 01:02:29 UTC
Location: 4.259°N 92.747°E depth=9.8km (6.1mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 319km (198mi) WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia
  • 337km (209mi) WSW of Sabang, Indonesia
  • 1000km (621mi) W of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

EQ Location Map

N Sumatra 18may14
Source: USGS/EHP


The next detailed FIRE-EARTH Earthquake Forecast will be released together with Bulletin NO. 98 later today (May 18, 2014).

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