Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia
Sun, 27 Dec 2020, 07:1007:10 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 15 minutes ago 95 km northwest of Bukittinggi, Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
4.5 quake 27 Dec 1:50 pm (GMT +7)
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia, around noon on Sunday 27 December 2020 at 1:50 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bukittinggi (pop. 98,700) located 95 km from the epicenter, and Payakumbuh (pop. 121,600) 109 km away.
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ΈΝΙΩΣΑ ΑΥΤΌ ΤΟ ΣΕΙΣΜΌ
Ημερομηνία & time: Sun, 27 Dec 06:50 UTC
Βάθος: 10.0 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 0.37°N / 99.85°E
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: BMKG