Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 52 km west of Pariaman, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 14:03 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 52 km west of Pariaman, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 14:03 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 109 km depth

23 Dec 14:15 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Dec 2018 14:03:56 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.56°S / 99.66°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tandikat (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) W of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WNW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) W of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SSE of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) WSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) S of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SE of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> 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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5.0109 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.097 km- 23km WSW of Tiku, IndonesiaUSGS
5.0117 kmPadang (3 MMI)BMKG

User reports for this quake (2)

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88.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
83.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
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