Sismo leggero mag. 4.4 - 32 km a nord est da Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, mercoledì, 21 aprile 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.4 - 32 km a nord est da Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, mercoledì, 21 aprile 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.4 at 87 km depth

21 Apr 14:40 UTC: Primo a segnalare: BMKG dopo 8 minuti.
21 Apr 14:45: Profondità ricalcolata da 98.0 a 87.0 km (da 61 a 54 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 9.6 km (5.9 mi) al NE.
Update Wed, 21 Apr 2021, 14:45
Moderate 4.4 quake hits near Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia
4.4 quake 21 Apr 9:32 pm (GMT +7)
4.4 quake 21 Apr 9:32 pm (GMT +7)
Just 13 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 9:32 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 98 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Benkulu (pop. 309,700) located 23 km from the epicenter, Curup (pop. 46,200) 27 km away, Lubuklinggau (pop. 148,200) 64 km away, and Pagar Alam (pop. 70,400) 96 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 21 Apr 2021 14:32:33 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 21 Apr 9:32 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitudine: 4.4
Profondità: 87.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 3.63°S / 102.5°E (Bengkulu, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Kaba (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km S da Curup (pop: 46,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
32 km NE da Benkulu (pop: 309,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
55 km SO da Lubuklinggau (South Sumatra) (pop: 148,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
94 km ONO da Pagar Alam (South Sumatra) (pop: 70,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
117 km O da Lahat (South Sumatra) (pop: 65,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
149 km ONO da Tanjungagung (South Sumatra) (pop: 53,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
193 km ONO da Baturaja (South Sumatra) (pop: 134,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
193 km O da Prabumulih (South Sumatra) (pop: 103,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
262 km OSO da Palembang (South Sumatra) (pop: 1,441,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
561 km ONO da Giacarta (Jakarta) (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 23.4°C (74 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.487 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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