Terremoto moderado mag. 5.1 - Makassar Strait, 223 km N of Palu, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, Sunday, 14 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.1 - Makassar Strait, 223 km N of Palu, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, Sunday, 14 Feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.1 at 25 km depth

14 Feb 09:58 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 13 minutos.
14 Feb 10:00: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
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14 Feb 14:30: Magnitud recalculada de 5.2 a 5.1. Profundidad recalculada de 23.0 a 25.0 km (de 14.3 a 15.5 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al O.
Fecha & hora: 14 Feb 2021 09:44:48 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 17:44 (GMT +8)
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.09°N / 119.99°E (Makassar Strait, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Una Una (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
223 km al N de Palu (pop: 282,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
289 km al NNO de Poso (pop: 47,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
298 km al ENE de Bontang (pop: 101,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
347 km al O de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
362 km al ENE de Samarinda (pop: 355,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
364 km al SE de Tarakan (pop: 97,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
372 km al ENE de Loa Janan (pop: 212,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
385 km al NO de Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
431 km al NE de City of Balikpapan (pop: 700,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
439 km al NE de Balikpapan (pop: 433,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
360 km al N de Sulawesi Island (pop: 18,455,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 27.5°C (81 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from SW
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 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.
5.125 kmCelebes Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
5.044 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
5.154 km247 Km NNE of Palu, IndonesiaUSGS
5.244 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
1169.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
436.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
663.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 17 Feb 2021 21:34 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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