Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sumatera Barat, 166 km southwest of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, Indonesia, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 05:46 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Sumatera Barat, 166 km southwest of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, Indonesia, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 05:46 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 30 km depth

29 Jul 05:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Jul 29 06:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 28.0 km.
Jul 29 06:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 28.0 to 35.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: 29 Jul 2019 05:46:37 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.8°S / 100.1°E (Sumatera Barat, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
166 km (103 mi) WSW of Sungai Penuh (Jambi) (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) S of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SSW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) WNW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) WNW of Curup (Bengkulu) (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) S of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
839 km (521 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.030 kmKep. Mentawai Region, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.728 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.832 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.035 km159km WSW of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS

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singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : on the 30th floor in cbd Singapore. felt a little move of the building and felt dizzy
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Sumatera Barat, 166 km southwest of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, Indonesia, 29 July 2019 05:46 GMT

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