Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 278 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on 20 Oct 8:52 am (GMT +7) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.6 quake Indian Ocean, 190 km southwest of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, Indonesia, 19 Oct 2:31 pm (GMT +7), which had occurred 18 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 278 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on 20 Oct 8:52 am (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Oct 02:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Oct 2020 01:52:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 20 Oct 8:52 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.45°S / 100.25°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hutapanjang (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
200 km (124 mi) SW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) W of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) W of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) W of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) S of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) S of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (210 mi) W of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
793 km (493 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Pulau Simungguk Island --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Pulau Siabusabeu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.1°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
M 4.210 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.210 kmKep. Mentawai Region, IndonesiaEMSC

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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 278 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on 20 Oct 8:52 am (GMT +7)
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