Terremoto moderado mag. 4.9 - Indian Ocean, 84 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia, domingo, 24 ene. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.9 - Indian Ocean, 84 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia, domingo, 24 ene. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.9 at 25 km depth

24 Jan 13:10 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 7 minutos.
24 Jan 13:15: Profundidad recalculada de 18.0 a 25.0 km (de 11.2 a 15.5 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5 km (3.1 mi) al ENE.
Update Sun, 24 Jan 2021, 13:15
Light magnitude 4.9 quake hits 84 km southeast of Bengkulu, Indonesia in the evening
4.9 quake 24 Jan 8:03 pm (GMT +7)
4.9 quake 24 Jan 8:03 pm (GMT +7)
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake near Bengkulu, Indonesia, was reported only 12 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 18 km beneath the epicenter in the evening on Sunday 24 January 2021 at 8:03 pm 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 German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.9 as well.
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 Bengkulu (pop. 309,700) located 84 km from the epicenter, and Pagar Alam (pop. 70,400) 99 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Curup (pop. 46,200) located 117 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 24 Jan 2021 13:03:30 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: domingo, 24 ene 2021 20:03 (GMT +7)
Magnitud: 4.9
Profundidad: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 4.5°S / 102.54°E (Océano Índico, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Dempo (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km al SSE de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
95 km al SO de Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
115 km al S de Curup (pop: 46,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
137 km al SO de Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
139 km al SSO de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
154 km al OSO de Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
185 km al OSO de Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
222 km al OSO de Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
302 km al SO de Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
513 km al ONO de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.7°C (84 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NW
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 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

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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.925 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.910 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.067 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
5.156 km78 Km SSE of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS
5.058 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

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