Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 38 km north of Padangsidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 13 Mar 2021 7:35 am (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 38 km north of Padangsidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 13 Mar 2021 7:35 am (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Mar 00:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
13 Mar 01:20: Now using data updates from BMKG
13 Mar 04:50: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.0. Epicenter location corrected by 4.6 km (2.8 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 13 Mar 2021 00:35:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 13 Mar 2021 7:35 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.72°N / 99.22°E (North Sumatra, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sibualbuali (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) N of Padangsidempuan (North Sumatra) (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Sibolga (North Sumatra) (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu, North Sumatra) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Rantauprapat (North Sumatra) (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) S of Pematangsiantar (North Sumatra) (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) SSW of Kisaran (North Sumatra) (pop: 129,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSW of Tanjungbalai (North Sumatra) (pop: 142,500) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SSE of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (197 mi) WSW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (200 mi) NNW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 19.7°C (67 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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3.010 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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