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Mw 5.5 Earthquake, Green alert in Southwest Of Sumatera, Indonesia on 03 Mar 2016 00:10 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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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 5.5M, Depth:10km
  • on 03 Mar 2016 00:10 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 03 Mar 2016 01:03:00 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 672 | About casualties: 7 | 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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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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