Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 42 km north of Padangsidempuan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 13 Mar 2021 4:38 am (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 42 km north of Padangsidempuan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 13 Mar 2021 4:38 am (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Mar 21:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
12 Mar 21:55: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 12 Mar 2021 21:38:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 13 Mar 2021 4:38 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.73°N / 99.13°E (North Sumatra, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sibualbuali (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) E of Sibolga (North Sumatra) (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Padangsidempuan (North Sumatra) (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WSW of Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu, North Sumatra) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Rantauprapat (North Sumatra) (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) S of Pematangsiantar (North Sumatra) (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSW of Kisaran (North Sumatra) (pop: 129,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSW of Tanjungbalai (North Sumatra) (pop: 142,500) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) SSE of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) WSW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) NNW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 20.7°C (69 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.010 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Bulu Payung / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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