Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 211 km southeast of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on 10 Apr 2:15 pm (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 211 km southeast of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on 10 Apr 2:15 pm (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 30 km depth

10 Apr 07:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
10 Apr 07:35: Now using data updates from BMKG
10 Apr 15:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 30.0 km (from 16.2 to 18.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
Date & time: 10 Apr 2021 07:15:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 10 Apr 2:15 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.4°S / 103.29°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Semuning (Ranau caldera) (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
153 km (95 mi) S of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SW of Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSW of Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) S of Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSE of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) W of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) W of Metro (pop: 149,500) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) SSE of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SSW of Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.930 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.026 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC

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1364.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : It was in consistent, some times stronger then other  
1482 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Very light shaking that lasted at least 10 seconds  
1482 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Very light shaking that lasted at least 10 seconds  
1364.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : It was in consistent, some times stronger then other  
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