Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 105 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 14:20 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 105 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 14:20 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 30 km depth

11 Dec 14:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2018 14:20:48 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.69°S / 102.58°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) S of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
502 km (312 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) WNW of Bekasi (pop: 1,520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.530 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.537 kmLiwa (2 MMI)BMKG

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Cincinnati, Ohio (16121 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was busy making breakfast, and I felt the floor shaking.
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