Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - Indian Ocean, 65 km SSW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, 03 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - Indian Ocean, 65 km SSW of Sibolga, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, 03 Apr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.3 at 38 km depth

3 Apr 05:42 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 6 minutos.
3 Apr 05:50: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
Update Sat, 3 Apr 2021, 05:51
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 65 km southwest of Sibolga, Indonesia
4.3 quake 3 Apr 12:36 pm (GMT +7)
4.3 quake 3 Apr 12:36 pm (GMT +7)
Just 15 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Sibolga, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded around noon on Saturday 3 April 2021 at 12:36 pm local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 38 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sibolga (pop. 79,700) located 65 km from the epicenter, and Padangsidempuan (pop. 100,600) 75 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 3 Apr 2021 05:36:27 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Saturday, 3 Apr 2021 12:36 (GMT +7)
Magnitud: 4.3
Profundidad: 38.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.18°N / 98.63°E (Océano Índico, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Sibualbuali (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km al SSO de Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
75 km al OSO de Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
155 km al SE de Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
158 km al SO de Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) (pop: 31,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
168 km al SO de Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
204 km al SSO de Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
229 km al SSO de Kisaran (pop: 129,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
267 km al S de Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
305 km al NO de Padang (pop: 840,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
404 km al OSO de Kuala Lumpur (Malasia) (pop: 1,454,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
113 km al E de Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from NW
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.338 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.245 kmNORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.486 km67 Km S of Sibolga, IndonesiaUSGS

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