Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - Ceram Sea, 166 km a nord da Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, mercoledí, 17 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.9 - Ceram Sea, 166 km a nord da Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, mercoledí, 17 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.9 at 10 km depth

17 Feb 20:36 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 7 minuti.
17 Feb 20:40: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: BMKG
18 Feb 04:50: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.8 a 4.9.
Update Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 20:42
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 83 km southeast of Mas, Indonesia
4.8 quake 18 Feb 5:28 am (GMT +9)
4.8 quake 18 Feb 5:28 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Mas, Indonesia, was reported only 13 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Thursday 18 February 2021 at 5:28 am 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 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 Mas (pop. 320) located 83 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 17 Feb 2021 20:28:55 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 05:28 (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 4.9
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 4.16°S / 133.02°E (Ceram Sea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km SSE da Mas (pop: 320) --> Vedi sismi vicini
166 km N da Tual (pop: 39,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
289 km OSO da Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
385 km SSO da Manokwari (pop: 53,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
414 km SSE da Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NW
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
4.910 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaBMKG
4.72 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaEMSC
4.810 km149 Km N of Tual, IndonesiaUSGS
4.810 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaGFZ

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