Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 64 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 4:10 am (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 64 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 4:10 am (GMT +7)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.8 at 52 km depth

21 Feb 21:21 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 10 minutes.
21 Feb 21:26: Magnitude recalculée de 4.8 à 4.9. Profondeur recalculée de 52.0 à 42.0 km (de 32 à 26 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.3 km (2.1 mi) au S.
21 Feb 21:27: Profondeur recalculée de 42.0 à 44.0 km (de 26 à 27 mi).
21 Feb 21:30: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: 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:

Date & time: 21 Feb 2021 21:10:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 22 févr. 2021 04:10 (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.35°S / 102.11°E (Océan Indien, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Kaba (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km SSO de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
108 km SSO de Curup (pop: 46,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
131 km OSO de Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
144 km SO de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
171 km OSO de Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
194 km OSO de Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
229 km O de Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
256 km OSO de Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
333 km OSO de Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
564 km ONO de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
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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