Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 82 km west of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, on Monday, 12 Apr 2021 8:52 am (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 82 km west of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, on Monday, 12 Apr 2021 8:52 am (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 110 km depth

12 Apr 02:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
12 Apr 02:05: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 95.0 to 110.0 km (from 59 to 68 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.3 mi) towards SW.
12 Apr 02:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Update Mon, 12 Apr 2021, 02:06
Moderate yet deep earthquake of magnitude 5.1 just reported 82 km southwest of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia
5.1 quake 12 Apr 8:52 am (GMT +7)
5.1 quake 12 Apr 8:52 am (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred only 14 minutes ago 82 km southwest of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 110 km beneath the epicenter near Bandar Lampung, Lampung, Indonesia, in the morning on Monday 12 April 2021 at 8:52 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.1 as well. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.9.
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 Bandar Lampung (pop. 800,300) located 82 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kotabumi (pop. 42,400) located 96 km from the epicenter, Metro (pop. 149,500) 101 km away, and Terbanggi Besar (pop. 52,600) 111 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 12 Apr 2021 01:52:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 12 Apr 2021 8:52 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.62°S / 104.55°E (Lampung, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hulubelu (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSW of Kotabumi (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SW of Metro (pop: 149,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Terbanggi Besar (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSE of Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) WNW of Serang (Banten) (pop: 164,800) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WNW of Pandeglang (Banten) (pop: 92,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) WNW of Rangkasbitung (Banten) (pop: 126,900) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (228 mi) WNW of bandon (West Java) (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (253 mi) SSW of Bangka Island (pop: 960,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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.
5.2110 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.7122 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
4.9106 km49 Km WNW of Bandar Lampung, IndonesiaUSGS

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182.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Tidak Terasah (reported through our app)  
928 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
SANUR (1230.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Bali est tout de meme a 1300 kms de Sumatra... (reported through our app)  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 02 May 2021 05:23 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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