Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 104 km west of Padang, Indonesia, on Friday, 17 Jul 2020 5:15 pm (GMT +0) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 102 km depth
17 Jul 17:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 17 Jul 2020 5:15 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.27°S / 99.48°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tandikat (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) SW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) WSW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) WSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) SW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
549 km (341 mi) SSW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 mi) WSW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800) --> See nearby quakes!
985 km (612 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.2||102 km||Kep. Mentawai Region, Indonesia||EMSC|
|4.2||93 km||Southern Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
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