Sismo leggero mag. 4.8 - Maluku Sea, 81 km a sud-est da Gorontalo, Indonesia, lunedì, 22 febbraio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.8 - Maluku Sea, 81 km a sud-est da Gorontalo, Indonesia, lunedì, 22 febbraio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.8 at 139 km depth

22 Feb 17:34 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 8 minuti.
22 Feb 17:40: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: BMKG
23 Feb 07:15: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.7 a 4.8. Profondità ricalcolata da 131.0 a 139.0 km (da 81 a 86 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 2.5 km (1.5 mi) al NNW.
Update Mon, 22 Feb 2021, 17:39
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 81 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia
4.8 quake 23 Feb 1:26 am (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 23 Feb 1:26 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Gorontalo, Indonesia, was reported only 13 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 142 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Tuesday 23 February 2021 at 1:26 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Gorontalo (pop. 144,200) located 81 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 22 Feb 2021 17:26:17 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: martedì, 23 feb 2021 01:26 (GMT +8)
Magnitudine: 4.8
Profondità: 139.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 0°N / 123.55°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Ambang (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km SE da Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
136 km NE da Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
202 km SO da Tomohon (pop: 27,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
210 km SO da Tondano (Kabupaten Minahasa) (pop: 33,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
219 km SO da Manado (pop: 451,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
229 km SO da Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (Kabupaten Minahasa Utara) (pop: 8,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
244 km SO da Bitung (pop: 137,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
348 km ENE da Poso (pop: 47,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
500 km NE da Palopo (pop: 129,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Heavy Intensity Rain 28.2°C (83 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WNW
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
4.8139 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaBMKG
4.8142 kmMinahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
4.9136 km74 Km SE of Gorontalo, IndonesiaUSGS

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