Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 115 km west of Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on 29 Sep 5:48 pm (GMT +7) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 115 km west of Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on 29 Sep 5:48 pm (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Sep 11:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Sep 2020 10:48:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 29 Sep 5:48 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.84°N / 97.66°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kembar (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NE of Ajerpanas
72 km (44 mi) WSW of Pangkalan Brandan (Kabupaten Langkat) (pop: 25,500)
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Langsa (pop: 54,500)
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Tanjungtiram (Kabupaten Langkat) (pop: 25,100)
89 km (55 mi) W of Stabat (Kabupaten Langkat) (pop: 26,900)
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Binjai (pop: 228,800)
115 km (72 mi) WNW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
1514 km (941 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 16.5°C (62 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 km- 71 km WSW of Pangkalan Brandan, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.410 km71 Km WSW of Pangkalan Brandan, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.410 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.810 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

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Jelutong, Penang (341.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : The water in my water tub was waving. I live on 16th floor, often feel this type of shaking, especially when I'm stationery.
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