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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - South of Java, Indonesia on Saturday, 16 December 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - South of Java, Indonesia, on Saturday, 16 December 2017 at 00:22 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - South of Java, Indonesia, on Saturday, 16 December 2017 at 00:22 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 48 km depth

16 Dec 00:25 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Dec 16 00:28: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 48.0 km.
Date & time: 2017-12-16 12:22:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.13°S / 106.75°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Papandayan (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (80 mi) SW of Banjar (pop: 37,300)
129 km (80 mi) S of Pelabuhanratu (pop: 43,000)
136 km (85 mi) S of Sukabumi (pop: 276,400)
164 km (102 mi) SW of Bandung (pop: 1,699,700)
193 km (120 mi) S of Depok (pop: 1,198,100)
213 km (133 mi) S of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [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
2017-12-16 00:22:30 UTCM 5.3 / 48 kmSouth of Java, IndonesiaGFZ
2017-12-16 00:22:33 UTCM 5.4 / 41 kmSouth of Java, IndonesiaGeoAu
2017-12-16 00:22:26 UTC
2017-12-16 07:22:26 +07:00
M 5.4 / 10 km54km S of Tegalbuleud, IndonesiaUSGS
2017-12-16 00:22:32 UTCM 5.1 / 60 kmJAVA, INDONESIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (15)

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Salatiga / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Yogyakarta / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping, Ive take a pillo o sleep and even like that I woke up. I’ve experience others earthquakes but this one was without “earth roar”. Objets didn’t moved and Merapi is still sleep.
Bekasi (210 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Yogyakarta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lembang, Bandung (172 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Jakarta (213.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Desa Kertaangsana, Kecamatan Nyalindung, Kabupaten / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I have already slept, and was awakened by strong shaking. My Rani and I went quickly outside. I live in Nyalindung about 20 km from the city Sukabumi. Karl Heinz Kümmerle
Portsmouth (167.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Slight movement in my apartment (reported through our app)
jatinangor (172.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
196.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bandung (168.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Depok (194 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bandung (164.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Not realized initially that it was an earthquake, thought someone was moving the dining table we were sitting on; much shorter and smoother than the earlier (midnight) bigger one. (reported through our app)
Padalarang (161.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Bandung (Indonesia, 125 km NE of epicenter) : Yes, I felt #earthquake at 07.24 AM local time (GMT 07.00) in Bandung. Mineral water bottle shakes so hard that make me realize it's an earthquake. I look for the nearest stairs to go down from 3rd floor. Hope everyone stay safe, especially in south of Java Island (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake South of Java, Indonesia, 2017-12-16 00:22 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - South of Java, Indonesia, on Saturday, 16 December 2017 at 00:22 (GMT)

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