Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 48 km northwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 17:37 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 49 km depth
16 Aug 17:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2020 17:37:38 UTC -
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.55°S / 101.91°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kaba (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) NW of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WNW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SSE of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) W of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) W of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SW of Jambi City (pop: 420,300) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) WSW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
622 km (387 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.8||49 km||Southern Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
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