Terremoto moderato mag. 5.1 - Indian Ocean, 86 km a sud ovest da Bengkulu, Indonesia, giovedì, 18 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 5.1 - Indian Ocean, 86 km a sud ovest da Bengkulu, Indonesia, giovedì, 18 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 5.1 at 98 km depth

18 Feb 11:00 UTC: Primo a segnalare: BMKG dopo 17 minuti.
18 Feb 11:20: Profondità ricalcolata da 54.0 a 98.0 km (da 34 a 61 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 17 km (10.3 mi) al NE.
Update Thu, 18 Feb 2021, 11:09
Significant 5.1 quake hits near Bengkulu, Indonesia
5.1 quake 18 Feb 5:43 pm (GMT +7)
5.1 quake 18 Feb 5:43 pm (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the afternoon on Thursday 18 February 2021 at 5:43 pm local time near Bengkulu, Indonesia, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency.
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 54 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.
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 103 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 18 Feb 2021 10:43:10 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: giovedì, 18 feb 2021 17:43 (GMT +7)
Magnitudine: 5.1
Profondità: 98.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 4.33°S / 101.7°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Kaba (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km SO da Bengkulu (pop: 309,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
132 km SO da Curup (pop: 46,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
173 km SO da Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
175 km OSO da Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
213 km OSO da Lahat (pop: 65,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
255 km S da Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
275 km O da Baturaja (pop: 134,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
298 km OSO da Prabumulih (pop: 103,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
373 km OSO da Palembang (pop: 1,441,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
607 km ONO da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WNW
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
5.198 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
777.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
546.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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