Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 108 km southeast of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Saturday, 10 October 2020 at 10:43 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 108 km southeast of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Saturday, 10 October 2020 at 10:43 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 46 km depth

10 Oct 11:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 minutes.
10 Oct 11:10: Now using data updates from BMKG
11 Oct 00:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Date & time: 10 Oct 2020 10:43:06 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.67°S / 102.7°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Patah (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400)
108 km (67 mi) SSE of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700)
135 km (84 mi) S of Curup (pop: 46,200)
136 km (84 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100)
154 km (96 mi) S of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200)
490 km (305 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
675 km (419 mi) S of Singapore (Singapore) (pop: 3,547,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.7°C (80 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
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

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
M 5.046 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.860 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.854 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.961 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 108 km southeast of Bengkulu, Indonesia, 10 October 10:43 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 17 Oct 2020 23:26 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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