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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 15 October 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.4 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 15 Oct 2020 09:41, which had occurred 12 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 15 October 2020
15 Oct 22:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
15 Oct 22:15: Now using data updates from BMKG
16 Oct 06:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 31.0 km (from 16.2 to 19.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.1 km (4.4 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: Thursday, 15 October 2020 22:06 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.21°S / 100.24°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hutapanjang (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
181 km (113 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
805 km (500 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 15 Oct 22:06 UTCM 4.6 / 31 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
Thu, 15 Oct 22:06 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
Thu, 15 Oct 22:06 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km209 Km SW of Sungai Penuh, IndonesiaUSGS
Thu, 15 Oct 22:06 UTCM 4.6 / 10 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 15 October 2020
 

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