Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 31 km west of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 at 20:28 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 31 km west of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 at 20:28 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 58 km depth

31 Jul 20:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Jul 31 20:43: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 59.0 to 58.0 km.
Date & time: 31 Jul 2018 20:28:58 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.83°S / 100.37°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) SSE of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) S of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) NW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
868 km (539 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Pulau Baringin Island --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) SW of Sumatra Island (pop: 50,365,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.058 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.966 km SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.958 km- 57km SSW of Painan, IndonesiaUSGS

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(Indonesia, 183 km N of epicenter) : Quite shocking when you're in idle position. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, 31 km west of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, 31 July 2018 20:28 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 31 km west of Pulau Baringin Island, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 at 20:28 (GMT)
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