Earthquake of moderate magnitude 4.7 at a depth of 10 km
July 1 01:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 5 minutes.
1 July 02:00: The location of the epicenter corrected 1.1 km (0.7 mi) to the S.
Update Thu, 1 July 2021, 02:00
A moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake has just been reported 73 km west of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia
4.7 Jul 1st earthquake 08:50 (GMT +7)
The Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency reported a magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Indonesia near Bandar Lampung, Lampung, just 10 minutes ago. The earthquake occurred in the morning on Thursday 1 July 2021 at 08:50 local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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.
A second report was later issued by the Center for European-Mediterranean Seismology (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake as well.
Based on preliminary seismic data, the quake should have caused no significant damage, but may be felt by many as a light tremor in the epicenter area.
Weak tremors may be felt at Bandar Lampung (pop. 800,300) which is 73 km from the epicenter, and Kotabumi (pop. 42,400) which is 83 km away.
Other cities near the epicenter where the quake might be felt as a very weak tremor include Metro (pop. 149,500) which is 89 km from the epicenter, and Terbanggi Besar (pop. 52,600) 98 km away.
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Date & time: Jul 1 2021 01:50:09 UTC –
Local time at the epicenter: July 1 08:50 (GMT +7)
Depth: 10.0 km
Latitude / longitude epicenter: 5.53°LS / 104.61°E°
(Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Hulubelu (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearest cities and towns:
73 km (45 mi) W from Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
84 km (52 mi) SSW from Kotabumi (pop: 42,400) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
90 km (56 mi) WSW from Metro (pop: 149,500) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
99 km (61 mi) SW from Fly Big (pop: 52,600) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
163 km (102 mi) South latitude from King stone (pop: 134,800) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
183 km (114 mi) northwest of attack (pop: 164,800) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
187 km (116 mi) northwest of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
203 km (126 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 (227 mi) northwest of bandon (pop: 1,699,700) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
Cloudy sky 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from BT
Primary data source: BMKG (Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency)
Approximate energy released: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
|4.7||10 km||South Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
|4.7||61 km||SOUTH SUMATERA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|4.7||61 km||78 Km W from Bandar Lampung, Indonesia||USGS|
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