Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Indian Ocean, 64 km SSW of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, Sunday, 21 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Indian Ocean, 64 km SSW of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, Sunday, 21 Feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 at 52 km depth

21 Feb 21:21 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 10 minutos.
21 Feb 21:26: Magnitud recalculada de 4.8 a 4.9. Profundidad recalculada de 52.0 a 42.0 km (de 32 a 26 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.3 km (2.1 mi) al S.
21 Feb 21:27: Profundidad recalculada de 42.0 a 44.0 km (de 26 a 27 mi).
21 Feb 21:30: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
Update Sun, 21 Feb 2021, 21:30
Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake 67 km southwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia
4.9 quake 22 Feb 4:10 am (GMT +7)
4.9 quake 22 Feb 4:10 am (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred only 19 minutes ago 67 km southwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 44 km beneath the epicenter near Bengkulu, Indonesia, early morning on Monday 22 February 2021 at 4:10 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 United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 4.9 as well. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.0.
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 67 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Curup (pop. 46,200) located 111 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 21 Feb 2021 21:10:46 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 04:10 (GMT +7)
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 52.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 4.35°S / 102.11°E (Océano Índico, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Kaba (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km al SSO de Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
108 km al SSO de Curup (pop: 46,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
131 km al OSO de Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
144 km al SO de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
171 km al OSO de Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
194 km al OSO de Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
229 km al O de Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
256 km al OSO de Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
333 km al OSO de Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
564 km al ONO de Yakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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
4.852 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
5.050 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
4.951 km63 Km SSW of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS
4.946 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC

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