Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 13:10 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.0 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 2 February 09:27 UTC, which had occurred 4 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 13:10 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Feb 13:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Feb 2019 01:10:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.94°S / 100.11°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
173 km (108 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (Jaman South) (pop: 95,900)
223 km (139 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400)
246 km (153 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400)
258 km (160 mi) WNW of Bengkulu (Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality) (pop: 309,700)
258 km (160 mi) S of Pariaman (Banas Kantha) (pop: 92,200)
294 km (183 mi) S of Bukittinggi (Passos) (pop: 98,700)
628 km (390 mi) SW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
831 km (516 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.610 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.120 km KEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.013 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.110 km- 173km SW of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS

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