Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 100 km south of Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 10:22 am (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 100 km south of Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 10:22 am (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Apr 03:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
27 Apr 03:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9. Epicenter location corrected by 6.8 km (4.2 mi) towards S.
Update Tue, 27 Apr 2021, 03:36
Moderate magnitude 4.9 quake hits 100 km south of Sewon, Indonesia in the morning
4.9 quake 27 Apr 10:22 am (GMT +7)
4.9 quake 27 Apr 10:22 am (GMT +7)
Just 13 minutes ago, a 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Tuesday 27 April 2021 at 10:22 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake.
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 91 km from the epicenter, Pundong (pop. 24,100) 91 km away, Srandakan (pop. 29,500) 92 km away, Pandak (pop. 56,000) 95 km away, Bantul (pop. 58,700) 98 km away, Sewon (pop. 73,600) 100 km away, Kasihan (pop. 86,200) 105 km away, and Yogyakarta (pop. 636,700) 108 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Apr 27, 2021 03:22:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 10:22 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.77°S / 110.27°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 8.77°N / 69.73°W
Nearest volcano: Merapi (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) S of Bambanglipuro (pop: 44,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) S of Pundong (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Srandakan (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of Pandak (pop: 56,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Bantul (pop: 58,700) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) S of Sewon (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) S of Kasihan (pop: 86,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) S of Yogyakarta (pop: 636,700) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 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!
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Java Island (pop: 141,370,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.910 kmJava, IndonesiaBMKG

User reports for this quake (3)

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Berbah, Kalasan (108 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Air di galon gerak. Pas jalan mau ke kamar mandi agak pusing rasanya. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Berbah, Kalasan (108 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
pacitan (112.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
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