A M 5.0 earthquake occurred today near the town of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia. Sumatra is transected by the right-lateral Sumatran fault system. Today’s quake occurred within a tectonically complex region between the Barumun and Angkola segments.

A M 5.0 earthquake occurred today near the town of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia. Sumatra is transected by the right-lateral Sumatran fault system. Today’s quake occurred within a tectonically complex region between the Barumun and Angkola segments.

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