Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 246 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 August 2019 at 05:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 246 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 August 2019 at 05:09 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Aug 05:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 5 Aug 2019 05:09:59 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.01°S / 102.25°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
246 km (153 mi) S of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) SSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) S of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) SSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) WSW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (274 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.010 kmSouthwest Of Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
5.130 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.220 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
5.010 km199km WSW of Kuripan, IndonesiaUSGS
5.210 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (5)

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544.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
361 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
610.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
417.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 498 km E of epicenter) : Saya merasa terkejut saat kaca jendela rumah bergetar kaya ada gempa gitu (reported through EMSC)  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 17 Aug 2019 08:51 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Aug 2019 23:46 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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