Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 142 km west of Padang, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 June 2020 at 01:40 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 142 km west of Padang, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 June 2020 at 01:40 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 15 km depth

17 Jun 01:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Jun 18 01:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km.
Date & time: 17 Jun 2020 01:40:27 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.65°S / 99.11°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talakmau (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) W of Pariaman (Banas Kantha) (pop: 92,200)
142 km (88 mi) WNW of Padang (pop: 840,400)
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (Passos) (pop: 98,700)
173 km (107 mi) W of Solok (pop: 48,400)
176 km (109 mi) WSW of Payakumbuh (Panch Mahals) (pop: 121,600)
226 km (141 mi) S of Padangsidempuan (Hoshangabad) (pop: 100,600)
570 km (354 mi) WSW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
1058 km (658 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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 4.715 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.853 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.853 km108 km W of Pariaman, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 142 km west of Padang, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 June 2020 at 01:40 (GMT)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.