Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 270 km west of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 21 November 2019 at 22:29 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 270 km west of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 21 November 2019 at 22:29 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 15 km depth

21 Nov 22:39 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 10 minutes.
Nov 22 01:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.5 to 14.5 km.
Date & time: 21 Nov 2019 10:29:24 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 14.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.014°S / 97.928°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
180 km (112 mi) S of Bawodabara
248 km (154 mi) W of Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
270 km (168 mi) W of Padang (pop: 840,400)
283 km (176 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700)
305 km (190 mi) SSW of Padangsidempuan (Kota Padang Sidempuan) (pop: 100,600)
314 km (195 mi) WSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600)
707 km (439 mi) WSW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
1146 km (712 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.215 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.010 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.025 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.210 kmKepulauan Batu, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.210 km121km WNW of Sikabaluan, IndonesiaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake 270 km west of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, 21 November 22:29 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 24 Nov 2019 04:28 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Nov 2019 01:08 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 270 km west of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, 21 November 2019 at 22:29 (GMT)
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