Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Makassar Strait, 223 km north of Palu, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 5:44 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Makassar Strait, 223 km north of Palu, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, on Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 5:44 pm (GMT +8)

Séisme modéré magnitude 5.1 at 25 km depth

14 Feb 09:58 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 13 minutes.
14 Feb 10:00: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
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14 Feb 14:30: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.1. Profondeur recalculée de 23.0 à 25.0 km (de 14.3 à 15.5 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.1 km (0.7 mi) au O.
Date & time: 14 Feb 2021 09:44:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 14 févr. 2021 17:44 (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 5.1
Profondeur: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.09°N / 119.99°E (Makassar Strait, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Una Una (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
223 km N de Palu (pop: 282,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
289 km NNO de Poso (pop: 47,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
298 km ENE de Bontang (pop: 101,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
347 km O de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
362 km ENE de Samarinda (pop: 355,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
364 km SE de Tarakan (pop: 97,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
372 km ENE de Loa Janan (pop: 212,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
385 km NO de Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
431 km NE de City of Balikpapan (pop: 700,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
439 km NE de Balikpapan (pop: 433,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
360 km N de Sulawesi Island (pop: 18,455,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 27.5°C (81 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from SW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 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.
5.125 kmCelebes Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
5.044 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
5.154 km247 Km NNE of Palu, IndonesiaUSGS
5.244 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
1169.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
436.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
663.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 17 Feb 2021 21:34 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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