Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - 105 km SE of Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, 27 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - 105 km SE of Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, 27 Feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 at 10 km depth

27 Feb 05:00 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 11 minutos.
Update Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 05:06
Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes near Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia
4.8 quake 27 Feb 12:49 pm (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 27 Feb 12:49 pm (GMT +8)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Indonesia near Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Sulawesi Centrale, only 17 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Saturday 27 February 2021 at 12:49 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Luwuk (pop. 47,800) located 105 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 27 Feb 2021 04:49:16 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:49 (GMT +8)
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.7°S / 123.37°E (Célebes Central, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km al SE de Luwuk (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
251 km al S de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
271 km al NNE de Kendari (Southeast Sulawesi) (pop: 195,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
293 km al E de Poso (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
372 km al NNE de Katabu (Southeast Sulawesi) (pop: 42,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
381 km al ENE de Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
390 km al SSO de Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
399 km al ESE de Palu (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
405 km al SSO de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
462 km al NE de Watampone (South Sulawesi) (pop: 81,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NE
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

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4.810 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG

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