Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 155 km southeast of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 6:26 pm (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 155 km southeast of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 6:26 pm (GMT +7)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.9 at 27 km depth

16 Feb 11:31 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 5 minutes.
16 Feb 11:40: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
16 Feb 22:40: Profondeur recalculée de 25.0 à 27.0 km (de 15.5 à 16.8 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 8 km (5 mi) au SSW.
Update Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 11:36
Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Pagar Alam, Lahat Regency, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia
4.8 quake 16 Feb 6:26 pm (GMT +7)
4.8 quake 16 Feb 6:26 pm (GMT +7)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Pagar Alam, Lahat Regency, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia, was reported only 10 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 21 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Tuesday 16 February 2021 at 6:26 pm 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pagar Alam (pop. 70,400) located 99 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 16 Feb 2021 11:26:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 16 févr. 2021 18:26 (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3.9
Profondeur: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.97°S / 103.02°E (Océan Indien, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Patah (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km SSO de Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
144 km SSO de Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
144 km SO de Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
155 km SSE de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
158 km SO de Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
187 km S de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
217 km SO de Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
253 km O de Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
298 km SO de Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
445 km ONO de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 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
3.927 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.821 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC

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