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.
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)
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.
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