Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 99 km west of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 22 Nov 1.05 pm (GMT +7) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 99 km west of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 22 Nov 1.05 pm (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 52 km depth

22 Nov 06:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 5 minutes.
22 Nov 06:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.3.
Update Sun, 22 Nov 2020, 06:12
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Sungai Penuh, Indonesia
4.4 quake 22 Nov 1:05 pm (GMT +7)
4.4 quake 22 Nov 1:05 pm (GMT +7)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Indonesia near the town of Sungai Penuh only 7 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Sunday 22 November 2020 at 1.05 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 52 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sungai Penuh (pop. 95,900) located 99 km from the epicenter.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
If you were or still are in this area during the quake help others with your feedback and file a quick report here.
Download the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic alerts online:
Android | IOS

Earthquake data:

I felt this quake
I didn't feel it
Date & time: 22 Nov 2020 06:05:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 22 Nov 1.05 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.23°S / 100.52°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kerinci (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
144 km (89 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400)
160 km (99 mi) S of Solok (pop: 48,400)
185 km (115 mi) SSE of Pariaman (pop: 92,200)
214 km (133 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700)
224 km (139 mi) S of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600)
539 km (335 mi) SW of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
830 km (516 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from NW
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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 4.352 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.352 kmKEP. MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIAEMSC

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 99 km west of Sungai Penuh, Jambi, Indonesia, on Sunday, 22 Nov 1.05 pm (GMT +7)

Map of earlier quakes

Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.