Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 37 km southeast of Padangsidempuan, Kota Padang Sidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 30 April 2020 at 08:20 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 37 km southeast of Padangsidempuan, Kota Padang Sidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 30 April 2020 at 08:20 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Apr 08:29 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Apr 30 13:44: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Date & time: 30 Apr 2020 08:20:25 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.11°N / 99.46°E (North Sumatra, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sorikmarapi (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SE of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SE of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) S of Kisaran (pop: 129,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) S of Tanjungbalai (pop: 142,500) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SSE of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NNW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) SSE of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.910 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.310 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
5.116 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
5.27.7 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.010 km38km ESE of Padangsidempuan, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (39)

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Hatten Hotel Melaka (332 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kuala Lumpur (336 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Small swing of my chair, felt it and saw the chandelier was swinging slightly, like 1 cm each way (reported through our app)  
Batu berendam melaka (335.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
487.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kuala Lumpur (327.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
315.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
dengkil selangor (314.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Everett, wa / not felt
USJ, Subang Jaya, Selangor / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt a sudden jolt  
Malacca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Vatican city johor / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
kajang / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kuala Lumpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Singapore / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Malaysia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Jakarta / not felt : Not felt by people but earthquake alarm went off on first floor.  
Batu Pahat / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt swaying while sitting down on the floor  
Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Georgetown / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt indoors. Felt my office swaying momentarily. Giddy afterwards.  
Bdr sri permaisuri, cheras, kuala lumpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Can feel the shaking, even my housemate woke up from sleep  
Penang / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kuala Lumpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bukit Baru, Melaka / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the table and chair shaking for about 3 seconds. I felt dizzy too.  
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kuala Lumpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kuala Lumpur / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt dizzy and aquarium water start moving left & right.  
Simpang Ampat / not felt
Punggol, singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kuala Lumpur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Melaka / Weak shaking (MMI III)
MELAKA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : light shaking while seated / resting  
Singapore / Weak shaking (MMI III)
(Indonesia, 1178 km SE of epicenter) : Its like someone kicked my sofa (reported through EMSC)  
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, 324 km NE of epicenter) : Sitting on my sofa and felt a swaying motion. My husband noticed the houseplants swaying as well. We live on the 21st floor in KLCC. (reported through EMSC)  
Melaka (Malaysia, 322 km E of epicenter) : Scary (reported through EMSC)  
Pekanbaru (Indonesia, 223 km E of epicenter) : Not really, I just feel the earthquake a little bcs the earthquake epicentrum maybe too far from my place. (reported through EMSC)  
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