Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 56 km south of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 7:13 am (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 56 km south of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 7:13 am (GMT +7)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.0 at 30 km depth

1 Mar 00:20 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 7 minutes.
1 Mar 04:25: Magnitude recalculée de 4.6 à 4.0. Profondeur recalculée de 38.0 à 30.0 km (de 24 à 18.6 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 9 km (5.6 mi) au SSW.
Update Mon, 1 Mar 2021, 00:24
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.6 just reported 51 km southeast of Bengkulu, Indonesia
4.6 quake 1 Mar 7:13 am (GMT +7)
4.6 quake 1 Mar 7:13 am (GMT +7)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.6 quake in Indonesia near Bengkulu, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Monday 1 March 2021 at 7:13 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 38 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake as well.
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.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Bengkulu (pop. 309,700) located 51 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Curup (pop. 46,200) located 84 km from the epicenter, Pagar Alam (pop. 70,400) 92 km away, and Lubuklinggau (pop. 148,200) 113 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 1 Mar 2021 00:13:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 1 mars 2021 07:13 (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4
Profondeur: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.29°S / 102.4°E (Océan Indien, Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Dempo (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km SSE de Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
92 km S de Curup (pop: 46,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
98 km OSO de Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
122 km SSO de Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
139 km OSO de Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
161 km OSO de Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
197 km O de Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
224 km OSO de Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
302 km OSO de Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
537 km ONO de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 26.6°C (80 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.030 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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