Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 362 km west of Padang, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 18:31 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 362 km west of Padang, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 18:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Aug 18:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Aug 11 18:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.6.
Aug 12 10:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5.
Date & time: 11 Aug 2020 18:31:42 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.56°S / 97.16°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
345 km (215 mi) WSW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) W of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) WSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) SW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) SSW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) WSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (294 mi) W of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
504 km (313 mi) SW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
529 km (329 mi) WSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> 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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.510 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.610 kmSouthwest Of Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

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