Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 95 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 September 2020 at 16:02 (GMT) -

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 95 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 September 2020 at 16:02 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 23 km depth

3 Sep 16:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
11 Sep 07:45: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 3 Sep 2020 16:02:55 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.61°S / 102.53°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Dempo (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) S of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) WSW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (290 mi) SW of Bangka Island (pop: 960,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.423 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
3.35 kmIceland RegionEMSC
4.856 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.262 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.355 km89 Km SSE of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 01 Nov 2020 04:43 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 23:26 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Oct 2020 10:43 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Oct 2020 16:10 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Oct 2020 02:55 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Sep 2020 04:48 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 09:35 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Sep 2020 12:12 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 04 Sep 2020 17:40 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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