Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 65 km south of Sibolga, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 3 Apr 2021 12:36 pm (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 65 km south of Sibolga, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday, 3 Apr 2021 12:36 pm (GMT +7)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.3 at 38 km depth

3 Apr 05:42 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 6 minutes.
3 Apr 05:50: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: 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:

Date & time: 3 Apr 2021 05:36:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 3 avril 2021 12:36 (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.18°N / 98.63°E (Océan Indien, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Sibualbuali (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km SSO de Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
75 km OSO de Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
155 km SE de Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
158 km SO de Bandar (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) (pop: 31,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
168 km SO de Rantauprapat (pop: 103,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
204 km SSO de Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
229 km SSO de Kisaran (pop: 129,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
267 km S de Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
305 km NO de Padang (pop: 840,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
404 km OSO de Kuala Lumpur (Malaisie) (pop: 1,454,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
113 km E de Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from NW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.338 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.245 kmNORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.486 km67 Km S of Sibolga, IndonesiaUSGS

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