Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 95 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Sunday, 7 Mar 2021 10:48 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Maluku Sea, 95 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia, on Sunday, 7 Mar 2021 10:48 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 102 km depth

7 Mar 02:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
Update Sun, 7 Mar 2021, 03:00
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 95 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia in the morning
4.2 quake 7 Mar 10:48 am (GMT +8)
4.2 quake 7 Mar 10:48 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 11 minutes ago 95 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 102 km beneath the epicenter near Gorontalo, Indonesia, in the morning on Sunday 7 March 2021 at 10:48 am 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 4.2 earthquake as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Gorontalo (pop. 144,200, 95 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 7 Mar 2021 02:48:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 7 Mar 2021 10:48 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.09°S / 123.64°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ambang (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) SE of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NE of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SW of Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SW of Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SW of Manado (pop: 451,900) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) SW of Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) ENE of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) WSW of Ternate (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) ENE of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 mi) NNE of Kendari (pop: 195,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WNW
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

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
4.2102 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG
4.2102 kmSULAWESI, INDONESIAEMSC

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