Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 237 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on Saturday, 1 February 2020 at 09:09 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 237 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on Saturday, 1 February 2020 at 09:09 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 68 km depth

1 Feb 09:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Feb 1 20:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 70.0 to 68.0 km.
Date & time: 1 Feb 2020 09:09:30 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.97°S / 101.02°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kunyit (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) SSW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
166 km (103 mi) WNW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
176 km (109 mi) WNW of Curup (pop: 46,200)
208 km (129 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
237 km (147 mi) SSE of Padang (pop: 840,400)
245 km (152 mi) S of Solok (pop: 48,400)
740 km (460 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
774 km (481 mi) SSE of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.968 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.964 km96km SSW of Sungaipenuh, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.962 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

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Kerobokan, Bali, Indonesia (1689.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting in my chair having some dinner and a coffee when I got shook around for ca 5-10 seconds. I live in a modern building so I didn’t experience any damage to the building or heard the windows.
109.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Nusa penida / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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