Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 105 km southeast of Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:49 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 105 km southeast of Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:49 pm (GMT +8)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.8 at 10 km depth

27 Feb 05:00 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 11 minutes.
Update Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 05:06
Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes near Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia
4.8 quake 27 Feb 12:49 pm (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 27 Feb 12:49 pm (GMT +8)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Indonesia near Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Sulawesi Centrale, only 17 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Saturday 27 February 2021 at 12:49 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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 Luwuk (pop. 47,800) located 105 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 04:49:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 27 févr. 2021 12:49 (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.7°S / 123.37°E (Sulawesi central, Indonésie)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km SE de Luwuk (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
251 km S de Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
271 km NNE de Kendari (Southeast Sulawesi) (pop: 195,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
293 km E de Poso (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 47,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
372 km NNE de Katabu (Southeast Sulawesi) (pop: 42,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
381 km ENE de Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
390 km SSO de Manado (North Sulawesi) (pop: 451,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
399 km ESE de Palu (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
405 km SSO de Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
462 km NE de Watampone (South Sulawesi) (pop: 81,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NE
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.
Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.810 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG

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