Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Kotabumi, Lampung, Indonesia
Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 02:3202:32 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Kotabumi, Lampung, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Wednesday 13 January 2021 at 9:12 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 199 km below the surface.
4.6 quake 13 Jan 9:12 am (GMT +7)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kotabumi (pop. 42,400) located 50 km from the epicenter. In Bandar Lampung (pop. 800,300, 104 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 9:12 am (GMT +7) local time (13 Jan 2021 02:12 GMT)
Depth: 199.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.96°S / 104.45°E (Lampung, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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