Light tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 95 km southwest of Denpasar, Indonesia
Mon, 23 Nov 2020, 17:2817:28 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported early morning near Uluwatu, Indonesia.
4.3 quake 73 km south of Muncar, Indonesia, 24 Nov 1.08 am (GMT +8)
According to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the quake hit on Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 1.08 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 36 km. 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 at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Uluwatu (pop. 300) located 73 km from the epicenter, Muncar (pop. 64,500) 73 km away, and Srono (pop. 36,300) 79 km away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Negara (pop. 33,200) located 82 km from the epicenter, Jimbaran (pop. 1,800) 82 km away, Genteng (pop. 79,700) 87 km away, Denpasar (pop. 834,900) 95 km away, and Banyuwangi (pop. 108,200) 95 km away.
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Date & time: Mon, 23 Nov 17:08 UTC
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.08°S / 114.47°E
Primary data source: BMKG