Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 96 km southwest of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 December 2019 at 16:48 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 96 km southwest of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 December 2019 at 16:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 22 km depth

27 Dec 17:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Dec 28 08:50: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 22.0 km.
Date & time: 27 Dec 2019 16:48:39 UTC -
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.66°S / 99.87°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (59 mi) SW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) SSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
558 km (347 mi) SW of Batam (pop: 1,164,400) --> See nearby quakes!
925 km (575 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of Pulau Nyamuk Island --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) ESE of Siberut Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
M 4.022 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 3.916 kmKep. Mentawai Region, IndonesiaEMSC

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Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 96 km southwest of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 December 2019 at 16:48 (GMT)
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