National Center for Seismology
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Government of India
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M: 4.5 - Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra
2023-09-01 23:55:38 (IST)
Did You Feel It?
Felt Report - Analysis
Felt Report - Tell Us!
Did you feel it?
Your location when the earthquake occurred
Use a map to input and/or verify your location
Provide Additional Details
What Was your Situation During the Earth Quake?
In Moving Vehicle
In Stopped Vehicle
If you Were inside please select the type of building or Structure
Mobile home /Permanent Foundation
Office building /School
Single family Home or duplex
Other, Please describe:
Trailer/RV With no Foundation
Are you Asleep during the earthquake?
Woke me up
Slept through it
Did you feel the earthquake?(if you were asleep, did the earthquake wake you up)
No answer/Don’t know/nobodyelse nearby
Did other nearby feel the earthquake?
No answer/Dont't know/Nobody else nearby
(Almost) everyone felt it
Most other felt it, but some did not
Some felt it, but most did not
No others felt it
How would you best descripe the ground shaking?
About how many seconds did the shaking last? (check one)
How would you best describe your rection?
Very Little Reaction
No reaction/Not felt
How did your respond?
Moved to doorway
Took no action
Ducked and covered
Was it difficult to stand or walk?
Did you notice the swinging/swaying of doors or hanging objects?
Yes, Violent Swinging
Yes, Slightly swinging
Did you notice creaking or other noises?
Yes, loud noise
Yes, slight noise
Did objects topple over or fall off shelves?
Many fell off
A few Toppled or fell off
Nearly everthing fell off
Did pictures on walls move or get knocked askew?
Yes, and some fell
Yes, but did not fall
Did any furniture or appliance slide, tip over, or become diplaced?
Was a heavy appliance (refrigerator or range) affected ?
Yes, shifted by a foot or more
Yes, shifted by inches
Yes, some contents fell out
Were free standing walls or fences damaged?
Yes, Some fell completely
Yes, some Partially fell
Yes, Some were cracked
Building moved over foundation
If you were inside, was there any damage to the building?
Hair cracks in walls
Cracks in Chimney
Outside wall(s) titled over or collapsed
Ceiling tiles or lighting fixtures fell
Modern chimney, Major damage or fell down
Many large cracks in walls
Old chimney, Major damage or fell down
A few large cracks in walls
Masonry fell from from block or brick walls
one or several cracked windows
Many windows cracked or broken out
Separation of porch, balcony, or other additi
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