Mag. 2.0 earthquake - North Sumatra, 90 km southwest of Langsa (Aceh), Indonesia, on Friday, 2 October 2020 at 19:02 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
2 Oct 21:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.76°N / 97.57°E (North Sumatra, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kembar (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Pangkalan Brandan (Kabupaten Langkat) (pop: 25,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Langsa (Aceh) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Tanjungtiram (Kabupaten Langkat) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Stabat (Kabupaten Langkat) (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) W of Binjai (pop: 228,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) W of Sunggal (pop: 157,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) W of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) W of Belawan (pop: 102,700) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) W of Percut (pop: 311,100) --> See nearby quakes!
1514 km (941 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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