Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 274 km northwest of Padang, Indonesia, on Sunday, 24 May 2020 at 21:41 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 274 km northwest of Padang, Indonesia, on Sunday, 24 May 2020 at 21:41 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 May 21:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 24 May 2020 21:41:50 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.49°N / 98.35°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sorikmarapi (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (89 mi) SW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSE of Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) WNW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) WNW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) S of Kabanjahe (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) WNW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) SSW of Kisaran (pop: 129,900) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (194 mi) SE of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) S of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) S of Binjai (pop: 228,800) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) WSW of Port Dickson (Malaysia) (pop: 89,200) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) SW of Petaling Jaya (Malaysia) (pop: 520,700) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (294 mi) SW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) SSE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
555 km (345 mi) SW of Tanah Rata (Malaysia) (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
640 km (397 mi) NW of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1202 km (747 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SE of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) N of Pulau Tanahmasa Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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 4.510 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.510 kmNias Region, IndonesiaEMSC

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Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 274 km northwest of Padang, Indonesia, on Sunday, 24 May 2020 at 21:41 (GMT)
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