Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Sun, 2 May 2021, 06:5206:52 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 15 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Sunday 2 May 2021 at 2:36 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 100 km below the surface.
4.8 quake 2 May 2:36 pm (GMT +8)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Komodo (pop. 2,000) located 65 km from the epicenter, Bima (pop. 67,000) 91 km away, Labuan Bajo (pop. 188,700) 99 km away, and Dompu (pop. 49,000) 106 km away.
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Date & time: 2 May 2:36 pm (GMT +8) local time (2 May 2021 06:36 GMT)
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.11°S / 119.23°E (Selat Sumba, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG