Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 108 km west of Padang, Indonesia, on 20 Oct 8:47 pm (GMT +7) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 108 km west of Padang, Indonesia, on 20 Oct 8:47 pm (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Oct 13:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
20 Oct 14:05: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 20 Oct 2020 01:47:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 20 Oct 8:47 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.24°S / 99.43°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tandikat (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) SW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
108 km (67 mi) WSW of Padang (pop: 840,400)
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Solok (pop: 48,400)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700)
176 km (109 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600)
182 km (113 mi) WSW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800)
543 km (337 mi) S of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
991 km (616 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.510 kmKep. Mentawai Region, IndonesiaBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Padang / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
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