Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - Indian Ocean, 77 km a sud da Bengkulu, Indonesia, venerdì, 05 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - Indian Ocean, 77 km a sud da Bengkulu, Indonesia, venerdì, 05 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.9 at 48 km depth

5 Feb 09:20 UTC: Primo a segnalare: BMKG dopo 12 minuti.
5 Feb 09:25: Profondità ricalcolata da 19.0 a 25.0 km (da 11.8 a 15.5 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.6 km (1 mi) al NE.
5 Feb 09:30: Profondità ricalcolata da 25.0 a 48.0 km (da 15.5 a 30 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.6 km (1 mi) al SO.
Update Fri, 5 Feb 2021, 09:24
Moderate 4.9 quake hits near Bengkulu, Indonesia
4.9 quake 5 Feb 4:07 pm (GMT +7)
4.9 quake 5 Feb 4:07 pm (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred only 16 minutes ago 77 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 19 km beneath the epicenter near Bengkulu, Indonesia, in the afternoon on Friday 5 February 2021 at 4:07 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.
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 77 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 119 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 5 Feb 2021 09:07:58 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: venerdì, 5 feb 2021 16:07 (GMT +7)
Magnitudine: 4.9
Profondità: 48.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 4.49°S / 102.2°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Dempo (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km S da Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
119 km SSO da Curup (pop: 46,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
127 km OSO da Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
152 km SSO da Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
168 km OSO da Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
188 km OSO da Tanjungagung (pop: 53,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
222 km O da Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
254 km OSO da Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
332 km OSO da Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
549 km ONO da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from W
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.948 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.553 km77 Km S of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS
4.553 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
5.051 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
4.855 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

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