Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 371 km west of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on 11/12/2018 19:47:35 WIB
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 23 km depth
11 Dec 14:38 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 1 hour and 51 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2018 12:47:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 11/12/2018 19:47:35 WIB
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.23°S / 97.03°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
350 km (218 mi) WSW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) W of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) SW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) SSW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) SSW of Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (294 mi) SW of Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) SW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||23 km||Nias (2 MMI)||BMKG|
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