Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 98 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 September 2020 at 12:31 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 98 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 September 2020 at 12:31 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 11 km depth

3 Sep 13:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 39 minutes.
Sep 3 18:25: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 11.0 km.
Date & time: 3 Sep 2020 12:31:15 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.83°S / 100.37°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kerinci (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) SSE of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) S of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) NW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
868 km (539 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Pulau Baringin Island --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) E of Pulau Karangmajat Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.611 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.110 kmOffshore Atacama, ChileEMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

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Hawaiian Gardens (United States, 8414 km NW of epicenter) : I experienced a soft rolling feeling at this time, but didn't think much about it. (reported through EMSC)
Los Andes (Chile, 563 km S of epicenter) : No se sintió (reported through EMSC)
Copiapó (Chile, 113 km NE of epicenter) : Nada sentí en caldera (reported through EMSC)
Vallenar (Chile, 105 km SE of epicenter) : We all are going to die (reported through EMSC)
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