Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 53 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Saturday, 5 Dec 2020 4:52 am (GMT +7) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 53 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Saturday, 5 Dec 2020 4:52 am (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 25 km depth

4 Dec 22:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
Update Fri, 4 Dec 2020, 22:03
Magnitude 4.3 earthquake strikes near Bengkulu, Indonesia
4.3 quake 5 Dec 4:52 am (GMT +7)
4.3 quake 5 Dec 4:52 am (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 10 minutes ago 53 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 25 km beneath the epicenter near Bengkulu, Indonesia, early morning on Saturday 5 December 2020 at 4.52 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bengkulu (pop. 309,700) located 53 km from the epicenter, and Curup (pop. 46,200) 94 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 4 Dec 2020 21:52:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 5 Dec 2020 4:52 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.28°S / 102.29°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kaba (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) S of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) WSW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WSW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) W of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) WSW of Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) WSW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
548 km (341 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSE of Pulau Tikus Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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 4.325 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.325 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC

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