Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 60 km southwest of Kotabumi, Lampung, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Feb 2021 2:01 pm (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 60 km southwest of Kotabumi, Lampung, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Feb 2021 2:01 pm (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 215 km depth

3 Feb 07:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
3 Feb 07:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 205.0 to 215.0 km (from 127 to 134 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 32 km (20 mi) towards SW.
Update Wed, 3 Feb 2021, 07:15
Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 30 km southwest of Kotabumi, Indonesia early afternoon
4.3 quake 3 Feb 2:01 pm (GMT +7)
4.3 quake 3 Feb 2:01 pm (GMT +7)
Just 14 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Kotabumi, Lampung, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 2:01 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 205 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Kotabumi (pop. 42,400, 30 km away), Terbanggi Besar (pop. 52,600, 64 km away), Metro (pop. 149,500, 76 km away), Bandar Lampung (pop. 800,300, 88 km away), and Baturaja (pop. 134,800, 104 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 3 Feb 2021 07:01:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 3 Feb 2021 2:01 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 215.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.17°S / 104.47°E (Lampung, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sekincau Belirang (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SW of Kotabumi (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Terbanggi Besar (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WNW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WNW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Metro (pop: 149,500) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSE of Tanjungagung (South Sumatra) (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) S of Prabumulih (South Sumatra) (pop: 103,500) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) WNW of bandon (West Java) (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.2215 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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