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Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Batang, Central Java, Indonesia

Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 14:55
14:55 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.6 quake 13 Jan 9:35 pm (GMT +7)
4.6 quake 13 Jan 9:35 pm (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 16 minutes ago 59 km north of Batang, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported.
The quake hit at a great depth of 556 km beneath the epicenter near Batang, Central Java, Indonesia, in the evening on Wednesday 13 January 2021 at 9:35 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake as well. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.4.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Batang (pop. 115,500, 59 km away), Mlonggo (pop. 33,500, 65 km away), and Tayu (pop. 26,400, 81 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 9:35 pm (GMT +7) local time (13 Jan 2021 14:35 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 556.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.96°S / 110.61°E (Java Sea, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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