Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 18 km south of Solok, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 07:58 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 18 km south of Solok, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 07:58 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Jul 08:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jul 21 08:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Date & time: 21 Jul 2018 07:58:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.96°S / 100.66°E (West Sumatra, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) S of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ESE of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) S of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SSW of Pekanbaru (Riau) (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (274 mi) WSW of Batam (Riau) (pop: 1,164,400) --> See nearby quakes!
901 km (560 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.110 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.240 km SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.210 km- 8km S of Sirukam, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.6 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

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(Indonesia, 41 km W of epicenter) : saya merasakan lebih kuat dari yg terjadi dinihari tadi, posisi saya di kota padang (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 18 km south of Solok, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 07:58 (GMT)
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 18 km south of Solok, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 07:58 (GMT)
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