Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 151 km west of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 27 April 2021 at 06:49 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 Apr 06:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.58°S / 99.05°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Talakmau (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) W of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WNW of Padang (pop: 840,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) W of Solok (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) WSW of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) W of Sijunjung (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) S of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) S of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) WSW of Pekanbaru (pop: 704,000) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) SSW of Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> 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||10 km||Southern Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
|3.8||10 km||SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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