Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 83 km south of Malang, Jawa Timur, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 Oct 2020 1:49 pm (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 83 km south of Malang, Jawa Timur, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 28 Oct 2020 1:49 pm (GMT +7)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.8 at 43 km depth

28 Oct 07:05 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 16 minutes.
28 Oct 07:10: Profondeur recalculée de 45.0 à 43.0 km (de 28 à 27 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.1 km (0.7 mi) au S.
1 Nov 10:00: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
Update Wed, 28 Oct 2020, 07:37
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake 165 km southwest of Surabaya, Indonesia
4.8 quake: 83 Km SSW of Malang, Indonesia, 28 Oct 2020 06:49
4.8 quake: 83 Km SSW of Malang, Indonesia, 28 Oct 2020 06:49
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred around noon on Wednesday 28 October at 1.49 pm local time near the town of Sumberpucung, Indonesia, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG). According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 43 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter that are likely to be affected include Sumberpucung (pop. 35,300) at a distance of 60 km with weak shaking, Gongdanglegi Kulon (pop. 22,500) at a distance of 64 km with weak shaking, Malang (pop. 746,700) at a distance of 83 km with weak shaking, and Surabaya (pop. 2,374,700) at a distance of 165 km with very weak shaking.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 06:49:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mercredi, 28 oct. 2020 13:49 (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.68°S / 112.36°E (Océan Indien, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Malang Plain (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km SSO de Sumberpucung (pop: 35,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
65 km SSO de Kepanjen (pop: 51,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
68 km SSE de Blitar (pop: 132,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
83 km SSO de Malang (pop: 746,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km SE de Kedungwaru (pop: 80,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
85 km SE de Tulungagung (pop: 65,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
92 km S de Batu (pop: 75,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km SSO de Singosari (pop: 57,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
165 km SSO de Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
667 km ESE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
215 km SSO de Madura Island (pop: 3,622,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
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
4.843 km83 Km SSW of Malang, IndonesiaBMKG

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
159.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
88.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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