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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Thursday, 29 December 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Thursday, 29 December 2016 at 22:30 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Thursday, 29 December 2016 at 22:30 (GMT)
29 Dec 22:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Dec 29 22:33: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.0 to 86.0 km.
Dec 29 22:34: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 86.0 to 103.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 103.0 to 109.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 109.0 to 110.0 km.
Dec 29 22:37: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 110.0 to 115.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 115.0 to 110.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 110.0 to 109.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 109.0 to 106.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 106.0 to 105.0 km.
Dec 29 22:53: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Date & time: 2016-12-29 10:30:20 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.18°S / 118.62°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) SE of Dompu (pop: 49,000)
81 km (50 mi) S of Bima (pop: 67,000)
116 km (72 mi) SW of Komodo (pop: 2,000)
152 km (94 mi) SE of Pototano (pop: 5,000)
159 km (99 mi) SW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700)
1339 km (832 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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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2016-12-29 22:30:20 UTCM 6.2 / 104 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGFZ
2016-12-29 22:30:19 UTCM 6.2 / 90 kmSUMBAWA REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
2016-12-29 22:30:18 UTC
2016-12-30 06:30:18 +08:00
M 6.2 / 72.3 km- 33km S of Tolotangga, IndonesiaUSGS

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User reports for this quake (71)

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Lombok / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gili Trawangan (298.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Denpasar / Weak shaking (MMI III)
denpasar (384.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
NusaDua Bali at 6h30 morning, it was a surprise an (374.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bajawa Flores (262.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 2 cups from aluminium on floor made some slight noise. (reported through our app)
Jimbaran (379.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
261 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bali / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woken up by this earthquake. Light shaking and lights swinging.
376 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Sangsit, Buleleng, Bali (402.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak shaking short duration (reported through our app)
Gili Air / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I am on Gili Air, I stayed in the bed!!! 30 minutes before, I have been to the beach, for sunrise!! I went to bad again... I felt it moderate! I heated the house is shacking -that somebody moves my bed! Best regards! Carmen from Austria
Denpasar / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Seminyak, Bali (383.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
386.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Gyaniar (384.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the bed slightly moving, it wok me up. The doors and widows did not move though. It lasted maybe 15/20 seconds
Kuta Lombok / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Senggigi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Cool le réveil a se faire bercer
195.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
labuan Bajo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were woken up by the first shake and we felt the second very strongly
Gili Trawangan (297.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up.. the bed was shaking.. the closetdoors swung open, lastet only for a few seconds
Sanur, Bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Legian (382.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Have been in my hotel room in the third floor. Started with vibration of the bed, became more after a few seconds and hanging lights as well as the curtains swang.
Bali, Kuta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Sanur bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lasted around 1 min, while resting on the chair, stayed at upper floor.
375 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
kuta buli / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bali, Nusa Dua / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kuta Lombok / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bali (369.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
canggu / not felt : I am in Canggu and felt nothing at all
Nusa Dua / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Already awake, bed was shaking for a few seconds, also u could see it on the shaking water in the waterbottles, no damages
Kuta, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Great experience, never felt it like this for years. Light shaking, just recognised it because I didn't sleep at this moment
Candidasa, Bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Bed and little pool started to swing
Lombok/Kuta / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : felt skaking also in kuta. things felt off table, birds were allarmed..
Gili Trawangan (107.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ubud, Indonesia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Legian Bali / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed was shaking and I waked up
398.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lombok, kuta / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Sanur, Denpasar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My first time...
Bali (379.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Everybody in the house woke up, some people went out of their rooms.
Bali, Seminyak / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Denpasar, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bali / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kerobokan Bali (384.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
195.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Indonesia Bali Jimbaran / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was woke up by the shaking bed.First time ...
Kuta (Indonesia, 387 km W of epicenter) : in my bed, stable Shakings (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 384 km W of epicenter) : Happened around 6.30 am, the roof is shaking, the bed is rocking, quite long (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 384 km W of epicenter) : Eran las 06.30 AM hora local en Ubud. Ya estaba despierta y note que mi cama se movia hacia delante y detras durante question de unos cinco segundos.. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 381 km W of epicenter) : Тряхнул не сильно (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 265 km W of epicenter) : yep wake up call in south lombok. around 30sec shaking my bed... (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 457 km N of epicenter) : Felt and quite long (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 404 km W of epicenter) : Was sitting outside having a coffee and smoking when I heard my gate rattel, I looked to see if the wind was blowing strong and nothing not even a slight breez. Noticed my car saking and felt the ground shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 404 km W of epicenter) : A slight jiggle (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 404 km W of epicenter) : Felt the bed swaying for a few seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 388 km W of epicenter) : Moving for 4 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 387 km W of epicenter) : I'm waking up from shaking the door (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 384 km W of epicenter) : Mi trovo a nuda dua a Bali e ho sentito un leggero dondolio del letto che mi ha svegliata. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 383 km W of epicenter) : shaking for about 1 minute (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 382 km W of epicenter) : Felt in Bali Ubud light shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 382 km W of epicenter) : I was in my bed, weak eartquake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 382 km W of epicenter) : Довольно ощутимые толчки. Тряслось все (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 380 km W of epicenter) : Long but stable shaking just now in Sanur Bali (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 379 km W of epicenter) : feel in sanur bali not strong but long (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 166 km E of epicenter) : Short earthquake. The whole cabin was shaking, but no damages can be reported. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 83 km N of epicenter) : earthquake caused roof of the house rocked, electricity and telephone poles swaying. many people out of the house. (reported through EMSC)
Denpasar (Indonesia, 384 km W of epicenter) : Yes feel it in bali denpasar (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, 2016-12-29 22:30 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 12 Jun 2017 11:35 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    135 km (83.9 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Apr 2017 23:04 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 21 Apr 2017 15:06 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    130 km (80.8 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Apr 2017 12:48 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Feb 2017 15:40 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    148.6 km (92.3 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Thursday, 29 December 2016 at 22:30 (GMT)
 

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