Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 68 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020 2:37 am (GMT +7) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 68 km south of Padang, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020 2:37 am (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 54 km depth

26 Oct 19:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
26 Oct 22:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 42.0 to 55.0 km (from 26 to 34 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.5 km (4 mi) towards SSW.
27 Oct 07:25: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 54.0 km (from 34 to 34 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2020 19:37:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020 2:37 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.55°S / 100.46°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SSE of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
500 km (311 mi) WNW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
878 km (546 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Pulau Aurgadang Island --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) ENE of Pulau Karangmajat Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.4°C (80 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NE
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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.254 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.042 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

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