01/04/1907 | 1907 Sumatra Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
950s 10th Century Sumatra-Andaman Paleo-Earthquake Sumatra-Andaman 9 D
1394s 1394 Sumatra Earthquake Sumatra-Andaman 8.3 D
1400s 15th Century Sumatra-Andaman Paleo-Earthquake Sumatra-Andaman 9 D
1679s 1679 Andaman Earthquake Sumatra-Andaman 8 D
1907 Jan 04th, 05:19 1907 Sumatra Earthquake Sumatra-Andaman 8.3 B
  • USGS Earthquake Catalogue -USGS Earthquake Catalogue, https://www.usgs.gov/natural-hazards/earthquake-hazards/earthquakes - Link
  • Martin et al. (2019) -Martin, S. S., Li, L., Okal, E. A., Morin, J., Tetteroo, A. E., Switzer, A. D., & Sieh, K. E. (2019). Reassessment of the 1907 Sumatra “tsunami earthquake” based on macroseismic, seismological, and tsunami observations, and modeling. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 176(7), 2831-2868. - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.30 (7.80-8.40)
Epicenter 1.500°N, 96.300°E
Depth 25 km
Tsunami yes
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence B

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2022 USGS Earthquake Catalogue 7.8
2019 Martin et al. (2019) 8.3 (8.2-8.4)

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