North Tapanuli Tectonic Earthquake 3.9, Tarutung Residents Panic

JABARNEWS I NORTH TAPANULI – A tectonic earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 rocked North Tapanuli Regency, North Sumatra, Tuesday (25/10/2022) at 19.12 WIB.

Head of BBMKG Region I Medan
Hendro Nugroho said the results of the BMKG analysis showed that this earthquake had a magnitude of 3.9 on the Richter scale with the epicenter at coordinates 2.01 North Latitude and 98.96 East Longitude.
“The earthquake was on land at a distance of 0 km west of North Tapanuli data at a depth of 4 km,” he explained.

He explained, the impact of the earthquake based on community reports in the form of shocks was felt in Tarutung, Sipoholon and Silangit, Sipahutar and Hutaraja.

“This earthquake is still included in the series of aftershocks from the main North Tapanuli earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on October 1, 2022 at 02:28:41 WIB,” he explained.

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