Earthquake of moderate magnitude 4.6 at a depth of 10 km
July 1 19:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 5 minutes.
Update Thu, 1 July 2021, 19:09
Medium magnitude 4.6 earthquake 74 km west of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia
4.6 Jul 2 earthquake 1:59 am (GMT +7)
An earthquake measuring 4.6 occurred in the early hours of Friday July 2 2021 at 01:59 local time near Bandar Lampung, Lampung, Indonesia, as reported by the Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency.
According to preliminary data, the earthquake was located at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt stronger than deeper ones because they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake may be revised in the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review the data and refine their calculations, or when other agencies issue their reports.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the Center for European-Mediterranean Seismology (EMSC) listing a 4.6 magnitude earthquake as well.
Cities or towns near the epicenter where an earthquake may be felt with very weak tremors include Bandar Lampung (pop. 800,300) which is 74 km from the epicenter, Kotabumi (pop. 42,400) 85 km, Metro (pop. 149,500). ) is 92 km away, and Terbanggi Besar (pop. 52,600) is 100 km away.
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Date & time: 1 Jul 2021 18:59:54 UTC –
Local time at the epicenter: 2 Jul 1:59 am (GMT +7)
Size: 4.6 4
Depth: 10.0 km
Latitude / longitude epicenter: 5.54°LS / 104.6°E
(Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hulubelu (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearest cities and towns:
74 km (46 mi) W from Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
85 km (53 mi) SSW from Kotabumi (pop: 42,400) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
92 km (57 mi) WSW from Metro (pop: 149,500) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
100 km (62 mi) SW from Fly Big (pop: 52,600) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
164 km (102 mi) South latitude from King stone (pop: 134,800) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
183 km (114 mi) WNW from attack (pop: 164,800) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
187 km (116 mi) northwest of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
204 km (127 mi) WNW from Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
259 km (161 mi) WNW from Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
366 km (228 mi) northwest of bandon (pop: 1,699,700) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
Cloudy sky 24.5°C (76 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NE
Primary data source: BMKG (Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency)
Approximate energy released: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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 earthquake and post similar data, the more trust you can have in the data. It usually takes up to several hours for earthquake parameters to be calculated with near optimal precision.
|4.6||10 km||South Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
|4.5||48 km||SOUTH SUMATERA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|4.5||54 km||57 Km SSW Kotabumi, Indonesia||USGS|
|4.6||47 km||South Sumatra, Indonesia||GFZ|
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