Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 54 km west of Rantauprapat, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at 11:14 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 54 km west of Rantauprapat, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at 11:14 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 169 km depth

19 Sep 11:35 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Sep 2018 11:14:41 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.2169 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
291 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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