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, 03:36Moderate magnitude 4.9 quake hits 100 km south of Sewon, Indonesia in the morning
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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