Terremoto leve mag. 4.8 - Maluku Sea, 81 km SE of Gorontalo, Indonesia, Monday, 22 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.8 - Maluku Sea, 81 km SE of Gorontalo, Indonesia, Monday, 22 Feb. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.8 at 139 km depth

22 Feb 17:34 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
22 Feb 17:40: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: BMKG
23 Feb 07:15: Magnitud recalculada de 4.7 a 4.8. Profundidad recalculada de 131.0 a 139.0 km (de 81 a 86 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.5 km (1.5 mi) al NNW.
Update Mon, 22 Feb 2021, 17:39
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 81 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia
4.8 quake 23 Feb 1:26 am (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 23 Feb 1:26 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Gorontalo, Indonesia, was reported only 13 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 142 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Tuesday 23 February 2021 at 1:26 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 European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Gorontalo (pop. 144,200) located 81 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 22 Feb 2021 17:26:17 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 01:26 (GMT +8)
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 139.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 0°N / 123.55°E (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)
Volcán mas cercano: Ambang (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km al SE de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
136 km al NE de Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
202 km al SO de Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
210 km al SO de Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
219 km al SO de Manado (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
229 km al SO de Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
244 km al SO de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
348 km al ENE de Poso (pop: 47,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
500 km al NE de Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Heavy Intensity Rain 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WNW
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.
4.8139 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG
4.8142 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
4.9136 km74 Km SE of Gorontalo, IndonesiaUSGS

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