Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 35 km south of Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021 4:25 pm (GMT +8) -

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 35 km south of Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021 4:25 pm (GMT +8)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 17 km depth

3 Feb 09:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 42 minutes.
6 Feb 10:30: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: Feb 3, 2021 08:25:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021 4:25 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.99°S / 118.86°E (West Sulawesi, Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.99°N / 61.14°W
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (21 mi) S of Mamuju (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of Majene (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Polewali (pop: 58,200) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) W of Rantepao (South Sulawesi) (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NW of Parepare (South Sulawesi) (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) W of Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) NW of Sengkang (South Sulawesi) (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NW of Watampone (South Sulawesi) (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NNW of Macassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) SE of City of Balikpapan (East Kalimantan) (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.117 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG
4.918 kmSULAWESI, INDONESIAEMSC
4.910 km37 Km SSE of Mamuju, IndonesiaUSGS
4.916 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ

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Mamuju, West Sulawesi (35.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
35 km of Mamuju, West Sulawesi (0.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Tusan, West Sulawesi (58 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Terasa terayun sebentar saja lalu diam. (reported through our app)  
Mamuju City, West Sulawesi Province (34.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : That was so crazy (reported through our app)  
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