Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 43 km northeast of Padangsidempuan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 18 April 2021 at 19:45 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 173 km depth
18 Apr 19:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Depth: 173.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.69°N / 99.5°E (North Sumatra, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sibualbuali (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) NE of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) (pop: 31,400) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) E of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) S of Kisaran (pop: 129,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SSW of Tanjungbalai (pop: 142,500) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSE of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SSE of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) SW of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NNW of Padang (West Sumatra) (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||173 km||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
|3.8||173 km||NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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