Moderate magnitude 4.7 quake hits 47 km northwest of Labuan Bajo, Indonesia in the evening
Sun, 12 Sep 2021, 13:2513:25 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 14 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Sunday, September 12th, 2021, at 9:10 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 134 km below the surface.
4.7 quake 12 Sep 9:10 pm (GMT +8)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Komodo (pop. 2,000) located 28 km from the epicenter, Labuan Bajo (pop. 188,700) 47 km away, Bima (pop. 67,000) 85 km away, Ruteng (pop. 34,600) 111 km away, and Dompu (pop. 49,000) 115 km away.
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Date & time: Sep 12, 2021 9:10 pm (GMT +8) local time (12 Sep 2021 13:10 GMT)
Depth: 134.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.34°S / 119.49°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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