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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Friday, 12 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Friday, 12 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Friday, 12 February 2016
12 Feb 10:06 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Feb 12 10:07: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Feb 12 10:08: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Feb 12 10:18: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 58.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 12 February 2016 10:02 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.87°S / 119.35°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wai Sano (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) SW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800)
143 km (89 mi) S of Komodo (pop: 2,000)
164 km (102 mi) SW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700)
171 km (106 mi) SE of Bima (pop: 67,000)
177 km (110 mi) SE of Dompu (pop: 49,000)
1436 km (892 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 12 Feb 10:02 UTCM 6.2 / 58 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGFZ
Fri, 12 Feb 10:02 UTCM 6.2 / 35 kmSUMBA REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
2016-02-12 18:02:23 +08:00 (12 Feb 10:02:23 UTC)M 6.3 / 28 km- 2km S of Lahihagalang, IndonesiaUSGS
Fri, 12 Feb 10:02 UTCM 6.4 / 41 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
Fri, 12 Feb 10:02 UTCM 6.3 / 18.4 kmSumba, Indonesia, Region [Land: Indonesia]INGV

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (16)

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Makassar (528.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My office building at port of Makassar felt shaking (reported through our app)
Amed, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Side to side action for just a few up to bolt but made it 2 steps and it stopped....all light fixtures swinging
Bali, Kuta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Building structure shaking,felt more like horizontal movements, lasted for about 10sec.
Pura mertasari / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kuta , Bali (475.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
nusa dua, bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sengiggi, Indonesia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
M / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Nusa Lembongan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Denpasar Bali (470.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Chair and desk shaking, floor shaking, PC monitor shaking , lasted about 10 seconds
Tegalalang (Indonesia, 474 km W of epicenter) : Active for more than 30 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 470 km W of epicenter) : Felt bed shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 475 km W of epicenter) : Felt bed shaking about 30seconds (reported through EMSC)
Sumbawa Besar (Indonesia, 258 km NW of epicenter) : I felt it! Strong! (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 164 km NW of epicenter) : I feel the earthquake. Objects that depends on ceiling is moving (reported through EMSC)
Denpasar (Indonesia, 474 km W of epicenter) : normal 6ish quake for indonesia but felt all the way to east Bali.. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: Sumba Region, Indonesia, 12 Feb 2016 10:02

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 14 Jul 2016 21:29 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Jul 2016 09:28 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    63 km (39.1 mi) depth
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 23 May 2016 03:31 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    59 km (36.7 mi) depth
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Friday, 12 February 2016

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