5.2 earthquake struck near Muncar, East Java, Indonesia / Volcano
Thu, April 29, 2021, 10:31 PM
22:31 | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
5.2 earthquake April 30 6:20 a.m. (GMT +8)
A 5.2 magnitude earthquake occurred early in the morning on Friday April 30, 2021 at 6:20 a.m. local time near Muncar, East Java, Indonesia, as reported by the Indonesian Meteorological Agency. , climatology and geophysics.
According to preliminary data, the earthquake was located at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deep ones because they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter and depth of the quake could be revised in the next few hours or minutes, as seismologists review the data and refine their calculations, or when other agencies release their report.
Based on preliminary seismic data, the earthquake should not have caused significant damage, but was likely felt by many people to be slight vibrations in the epicenter area.
Weak tremors could have been felt in Muncar (64,500 inhabitants) located 109 km from the epicenter, Srono (36,300 inhabitants) at 111 km, Genteng (79,700 inhabitants) at 113 km, Singojuruh (29,400 inhabitants) at 120 km, and Negara (33,200 inhabitants) 129 km.
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Date and time: April 29, 2021 22:20 GMT
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.39 ° S / 114.06 ° E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Main data source: BMKG