Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Lampung, 96 km southwest of Baturaja, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 5:34 pm (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Lampung, 96 km southwest of Baturaja, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 5:34 pm (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 163 km depth

3 Mar 10:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
3 Mar 10:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
3 Mar 13:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 129.0 to 163.0 km (from 80 to 101 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.1 km (5.7 mi) towards WSW.
Update Wed, 3 Mar 2021, 10:45
Moderate 4.7 quake hits near Baturaja, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia
4.7 quake 3 Mar 5:34 pm (GMT +7)
4.7 quake 3 Mar 5:34 pm (GMT +7)
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Baturaja, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia, was reported only 11 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 129 km beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Wednesday 3 March 2021 at 5:34 pm 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 4.8 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Baturaja (pop. 134,800) located 89 km from the epicenter, Tanjungagung (pop. 53,100) 97 km away, Pagar Alam (pop. 70,400) 103 km away, and Lahat (pop. 65,900) 116 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 10:34:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 5:34 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 163.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.83°S / 103.66°E (Lampung, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Semuning (Ranau caldera) (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) SW of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) SSE of Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) S of Tanjungagung (South Sumatra) (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) W of Kotabumi (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) W of Metro (pop: 149,500) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) WNW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) WNW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) WNW of Bekasi (West Java) (pop: 1,520,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 19.9°C (68 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 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
5.0163 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.9139 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.9138 km79 Km SW of Baturaja, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
325.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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