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Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 101 km south of Padang, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 at 1:56 am (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 101 km south of Padang, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 at 1:56 am (GMT +7) Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 101 km south of Padang, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 at 1:56 am (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 24 km depth

24 Jun 19:07 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
24 Jun 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0. Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
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1 Jul 09:22: Now using data updates from BMKG
Update Fri, 24 Jun 2022, 19:15

Significant magnitude 5.0 earthquake 124 km south of Padang, Indonesia

5.0 quake 25 Jun 1:56 am (GMT +7)
5.0 quake 25 Jun 1:56 am (GMT +7)
Just 19 minutes ago, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Padang, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded early morning on Saturday, June 25th, 2022, at 1:56 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.3. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake at magnitude 5.0, and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 5.1.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Padang (pop. 840,400) located 124 km from the epicenter.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 24, 2022 18:56:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jun 25, 2022 at 1:56 am (GMT +7)
Depth24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude1.86°S / 100.36°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode1.86°N / 79.64°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt3 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoKerinci (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities101 km (63 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) W of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Solok (pop: 48,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
141 km (87 mi) S of Pariaman (pop: 92,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (107 mi) S of Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) S of Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
523 km (325 mi) SW of Singapur (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
867 km (539 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
276 km (171 mi) SW of Sumatra Island (pop: 50,365,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.924 kmIndonesia: Di Laut 60 Km BaratLaut Airhaji-Pesisir SelatanBMKG
5.149 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaRaspberryShake
5.310 kmIndonesia: Near PadangRENASS
5.050 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.149 km99 Km S of Padang, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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Padang (78.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kresek, West Java (811.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Tidak terasa,di pabrik kerupuk carenang serang Banten (reported through our app)  
Padang (78.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Padang / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Very Weak shocking  

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