Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 80 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on Monday, 9 March 2020 at 16:02 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 80 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on Monday, 9 March 2020 at 16:02 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 27 km depth

9 Mar 16:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Mar 9 16:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 28.0 km.
Mar 10 06:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 28.0 to 27.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2020 16:02:33 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.67°S / 100.34°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) S of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) WNW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
881 km (547 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Pulau Aurgadang Island --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ESE of Siberut Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.427 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.566 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.663 km44km SSW of Painan, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.059 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Padang (81.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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