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M 7.8 in Southwest Of Sumatera, Indonesia on 02 Mar 2016 12:49 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 7.8M
  • Depth: Km
  • Event Date: 02 Mar 2016 12:49 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 02 Mar 2016 13:45 UTC

Tsunami

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.5m in Tameng, Indonesia. This height is estimated for 2-Mar-2016 14:13:00.

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2016eilc (geofonid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1958 | About casualties: 34 | Last hour: 0

Moderate quake hits southwest Sumatera
Sat, 05 Mar 2016 06:00:00 +0100   thestar-my (en)

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck southwest of Sumatera at 4.20am Saturday, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department. MetMalaysia in a statement said the quake epicentre was 604km southwest of Siberut, Indonesia and 1,110km southwest of Port Dickson, Negri Sembilan.

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Moderate earthquake hits southwest Sumatra
Sat, 05 Mar 2016 05:49:00 +0100   malaysiakini (en)

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck southwest of Sumatra at 4.20am today, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department. MetMalaysia in a statement said the quake epicentre was 604km southwest of Siberut, Indonesia and 1,110km southwest of Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.

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Indonesia: Indonesia: M7.8 Southwest of Sumatra Earthquake of 02 March 2016
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 09:10:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

Tectonic Summary. The March 2, 2016 M 7.8 earthquake, 800 km off the west coast of southern Sumatra, Indonesia, occurred as a result of strike-slip faulting within the oceanic lithosphere of the Indo-Australia plate. This event is located 600 km to the southwest of the major subduction zone that....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (2), JRC (110), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (6), (1), INFORM (2), NOAA (1),

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