Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 127 km southwest of Padangsidempuan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 30 Jan 2021 10:46 pm (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 127 km southwest of Padangsidempuan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 30 Jan 2021 10:46 pm (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Jan 15:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Jan 2021 15:46:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 30 Jan 2021 10:46 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.46°N / 98.59°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sorikmarapi (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) SW of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) S of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) WNW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SW of Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SSE of Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) SW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) WNW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) W of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SE of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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3.410 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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