Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 38 km north of Padangsidempuan, Kota Padang Sidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 18 July 2020 at 19:34 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 38 km north of Padangsidempuan, Kota Padang Sidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 18 July 2020 at 19:34 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 157 km depth

18 Jul 19:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Jul 19 09:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 133.0 to 157.0 km.
Date & time: 18 Jul 2020 19:34:00 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 157.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.72°N / 99.33°E (North Sumatra, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sibualbuali (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) N of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SSE of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SSW of Kisaran (pop: 129,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSW of Tanjungbalai (pop: 142,500) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SSE of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) WSW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NNW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.1157 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.0133 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

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