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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 17 October 2020

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 17 October 2020
17 Oct 00:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
17 Oct 00:47: Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 15 km (9.3 mi) au NE.
17 Oct 07:48: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.1. Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 29.0 km (de 6.2 à 18 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 20 km (12.4 mi) au NE.
17 Oct 08:25: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
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Date & time: Saturday, 17 October 2020 00:36 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.29°S / 100.26°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Hutapanjang (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
186 km SW de Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900)
799 km NW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 17 Oct 00:36 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
Sat, 17 Oct 00:36 UTCM 5.1 / 30 kmKep. Mentawai Region, IndonesiaEMSC
Sat, 17 Oct 00:36 UTCM 5.2 / 28.7 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
Sat, 17 Oct 00:36 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km185 Km SW of Sungai Penuh, IndonesiaUSGS
Sat, 17 Oct 00:36 UTCM 5.1 / 29 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Sat, 17 Oct 00:36 UTCM 5.2 / 28.7 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!

Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 17 Oct 2020 00:36

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes so far, frequently updated):
  • 21 Oct 2020 15:17 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 21 Oct 2020 14:35 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 20:25 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 01:52 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Oct 2020 00:41 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 09:42 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 08:14 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 07:47 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Oct 2020 07:31 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 18 Oct 2020 22:48 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 20:21 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 17:55 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Saturday, 17 October 2020

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