Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 99 km northwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 11:24 am (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 99 km northwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 11:24 am (GMT +7)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.6 at 25 km depth

21 Feb 04:51 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 27 minutes.
21 Feb 05:05: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
21 Feb 18:20: Magnitude recalculée de 4.2 à 3.6. Profondeur recalculée de 18.0 à 25.0 km (de 11.2 à 15.5 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.6 km (1 mi) au SE.
Update Sun, 21 Feb 2021, 04:57
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.2 reported 101 km northwest of Bengkulu, Indonesia
4.2 quake 21 Feb 11:24 am (GMT +7)
4.2 quake 21 Feb 11:24 am (GMT +7)
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in the morning near Bengkulu, Indonesia.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Sunday 21 February 2021 at 11:24 am local time at a shallow depth of 18 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bengkulu (pop. 309,700) located 101 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 21 Feb 2021 04:24:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 21 févr. 2021 11:24 (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3.6
Profondeur: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.34°S / 101.5°E (Océan Indien, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Sumbing (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km ONO de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
114 km O de Curup (pop: 46,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
143 km S de Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
151 km O de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
208 km ONO de Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
232 km ONO de Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
264 km ONO de Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
295 km SSE de Padang (pop: 840,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
364 km O de Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
673 km ONO de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 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
3.625 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.218 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC

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