Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 138 km southwest of Padangsidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 3:37 pm (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 138 km southwest of Padangsidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 3:37 pm (GMT +7)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.8 at 21 km depth

25 Feb 08:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 7 minutes.
25 Feb 22:55: Magnitude recalculée de 3.9 à 3.8. Profondeur recalculée de 22.0 à 21.0 km (de 13.7 à 13 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.5 km (2.2 mi) au ENE.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 08:37:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 25 févr. 2021 15:37 (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3.8
Profondeur: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.32°N / 98.62°E (Océan Indien, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Sorikmarapi (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
138 km SSO de Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
159 km S de Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
197 km ONO de Pariaman (pop: 92,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
207 km ONO de Bukittinggi (pop: 98,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
232 km ONO de Payakumbuh (pop: 121,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
238 km SSE de Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
239 km NO de Padang (pop: 840,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
240 km SO de Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
363 km S de Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
463 km SO de Kuala Lumpur (Malaisie) (pop: 1,454,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
143 km SE de Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
3.821 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
3.922 kmNIAS REGION, INDONESIAEMSC

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