Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 99 km south of Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 6:18 am (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 99 km south of Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 6:18 am (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Feb 23:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
24 Feb 05:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8. Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards E.
Update Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 23:30
Moderate magnitude 4.9 quake hits 99 km south of Sewon, Indonesia early morning
4.9 quake 24 Feb 6:18 am (GMT +7)
4.9 quake 24 Feb 6:18 am (GMT +7)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.9 quake in Indonesia near Sewon, Yogyakarta, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Wednesday 24 February 2021 at 6:18 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Bambanglipuro (pop. 44,700) located 90 km from the epicenter, Pundong (pop. 24,100) 90 km away, Srandakan (pop. 29,500) 91 km away, Pandak (pop. 56,000) 94 km away, Bantul (pop. 58,700) 97 km away, Sewon (pop. 73,600) 99 km away, Kasihan (pop. 86,200) 104 km away, and Yogyakarta (pop. 636,700) 107 km away.
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Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 23:18:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 6:18 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.76°S / 110.28°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Merapi (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) S of Bambanglipuro (pop: 44,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Pundong (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) S of Srandakan (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) S of Pandak (pop: 56,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) S of Bantul (pop: 58,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) S of Sewon (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) S of Kasihan (pop: 86,200) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) S of Yogyakarta (pop: 636,700) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) WSW of Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SSE of Java Island (pop: 141,370,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 9 m/s (17 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.
M 4.810 kmJava, IndonesiaBMKG

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