Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 25 km southeast of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on 21 Oct 2:11 am (GMT +7) -

Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 25 km southeast of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on 21 Oct 2:11 am (GMT +7)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 21 km depth

20 Oct 19:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Oct 2020 19:11:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 21 Oct 2:11 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.13°N / 97.95°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Toba (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) SE of Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WNW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SW of Tongging (Kabupaten Karo) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Kabanjahe (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SSW of Berastagi (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SW of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WNW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSW of Binjai (pop: 228,800) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1355 km (842 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNE of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ENE of Pulau Sarangalu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 26.4°C (79 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from N
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.521 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 3.521 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

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Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 25 km southeast of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on 21 Oct 2:11 am (GMT +7)
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