Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 241 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 4:48 pm (GMT +7) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake Indian Ocean, 228 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, 10 Feb 2021 7:52 pm (GMT +7), which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 241 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 4:48 pm (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 17 km depth

17 Feb 09:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
17 Feb 10:15: Epicenter location corrected by 18 km (11 mi) towards SW.
17 Feb 16:00: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 17.0 km (from 6.2 to 10.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5 km (3.1 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: 17 Feb 2021 09:48:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 4:48 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.89°S / 101.69°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
241 km (150 mi) SSW of Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) SW of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) SSW of Curup (pop: 46,200) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) SW of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (210 mi) SW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) W of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) SW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
571 km (355 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 28.6°C (84 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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
4.817 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.510 kmSOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.510 km245 Km S of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS

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