291 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 54 km west of Rantauprapat, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at 11:14 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 169 km depth
19 Sep 11:35 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 21 minutes.
Depth: 169.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.944°N / 99.37°E (North Sumatra, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sibualbuali (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) N of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ENE of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Kisaran (pop: 129,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SSW of Tanjungbalai (pop: 142,500) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SSE of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) WSW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) NNW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||169 km||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||GeoAu|
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