Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 108 km southwest of Baturaja, Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 4 August 2020 at 07:45 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 108 km southwest of Baturaja, Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 4 August 2020 at 07:45 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 86 km depth

4 Aug 07:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Aug 4 08:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 106.0 to 83.0 km.
Aug 4 23:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 83.0 to 86.0 km.
Date & time: 4 Aug 2020 07:45:17 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.74°S / 103.41°E (Bengkulu, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Besar (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Tanjungagung (South Sumatra) (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) S of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSW of Prabumulih (South Sumatra) (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSE of Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (326 mi) WNW of bandon (West Java) (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.186 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.1106 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

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Bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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