Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 161 km southwest of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 4:10 pm (GMT +7) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.7 quake 165 km southwest of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, 5 Mar 2021 2:32 pm (GMT +7), which had occurred 1 hour and 38 minutes earlier.
Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 161 km southwest of Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 4:10 pm (GMT +7)

Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 33 km depth

5 Mar 09:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 41 minutes.
5 Mar 09:55: Now using data updates from BMKG
5 Mar 17:00: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.6. Epicenter location corrected by 4 km (2.5 mi) towards NE.
5 Mar 17:05: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 33.0 km (from 19.3 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 5 Mar 2021 09:10:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 5 Mar 2021 4:10 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.83°S / 99.21°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talang (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
161 km (100 mi) SW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) SW of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) SW of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) SW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) WSW of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) SW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) W of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) SW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) WNW of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
977 km (607 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.633 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
3.731 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

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