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approximately at 10.26 pm. got tremors felt at KL sky craper building..

one at menara orkid and kg baru reported to have feel it..

from international news..

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 6.2 (Preliminary magnitude — subject to revision)
Date-Time
  • Monday, May 19, 2008 at 14:26:50 UTC
  • Monday, May 19, 2008 at 09:26:50 PM at epicenter
Location 2.000°N, 99.200°E
Depth 38 km (23.6 miles) set by location program
Region NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Distances
  • 56 km (34 miles) NE (53°) from Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 186 km (116 miles) SSE (161°) from Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 299 km (186 miles) WNW (303°) from Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 305 km (190 miles) WSW (246°) from KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST=010, Nph=010, Dmin=104.5 km, Rmss=0.16 sec, Gp=130°,
M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=1
Source
Event ID at00120721
  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

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http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/at00120721.php

and..

after few minute .. kjc confirmed that..as

Earthquake/Tsunami Alert     ( IDM20024 )
10:35 malam, 19hb Mei 2008


Our Ref: JMM.APL15/442/19 Jld ( 17e )/ ( 80 )

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
Issued by Malaysian Meteorological Department
Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation
at 10.35 pm 19/05/2008
1. Earthquake Information
A moderate earthquake has occurred with these preliminary parameters:
Time of Occurrence : 10.26pm on 19 May 2008.
Coordinates : 1.4 North 98.9 East
Location : Northern Sumatra ,145km East of Nias,Indonesia. 336km Southwest of Kelang.
Magnitude : 5.8 on Richter scale
2. Initial Assessment
Tremor felt in Klang Valley.No tsunami threat
 
The department will issue additional information on this event.

but later.. USGS provide a new one.. which has buzz my email..

5.9 Mw – NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA

Magnitude 5.9 Mw
Date-Time
  • 19 May 2008 14:26:45 UTC
  • 19 May 2008 21:26:45 near epicenter
  • 19 May 2008 22:26:45 standard time in your timezone
Location 1.646N 99.181E
Depth 11 km
Distances
  • 43 km (27 miles) E (98 degrees) of Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 223 km (139 miles) SSE (165 degrees) of Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 281 km (175 miles) WNW (296 degrees) of Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • 325 km (202 miles) WSW (239 degrees) of KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 8.8 km; Vertical 40.8 km
Parameters Nph = 81; Dmin = 434.3 km; Rmss = 1.07 seconds; Gp = 46°
M-type = Mw; Version = 6
Event ID US 2008sfa9 ***This event supersedes event AT00120721.

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