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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - SUMBA REGION, INDONESIA on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - SUMBA REGION, INDONESIA on Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - SUMBA REGION, INDONESIA on Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.0 km.
Oct 2 00:32: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 40.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 38.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 38.0 to 15.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 2 October 2018 00:16 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.48°S / 120.18°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Inierie (215 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 2 Oct 2018
Tue, 2 Oct 00:16 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGFZ
Tue, 2 Oct 00:16 UTCM 6.0 / 25.8 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
Tue, 2 Oct 00:16 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV

"I felt it" reports:
Hotel Bintang Flores, Labuan Bajo, Flores Island. (221.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Bed shook lightly side-to-side on 5th floor of hotel. Windows in hotel room made light creaking noises. People outside went about their business & didn't seem to notice. When asked, the other 5 people in my holiday group said that they had not noticed any seismic activity.
Magelang / not felt: Praying for the best Indonesia
Kabanda / MMI IX (Violent shaking): M 6.0
(93.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(126 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(496.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Dompu (287.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(412.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(496.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(376.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(Indonesia) (514 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Absolutely nothing on Gili T (via EMSC)
Kemayoran (Indonesia) (1543 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very useful apps (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (1152 km W from epicenter)(no details): Je quitte l'Indonésie je retourne en france mes vacances gâché mais paix aux âmes des gens qui n'on pu y échappée (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (950 km W from epicenter)(no details): Tidak terasa (via EMSC)
Pemenang (Indonesia) (513 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Quite strong in gili but short (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (504 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ada getaran (via EMSC)
Tanjung (Indonesia) (502 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Tanjung-KLU (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (500 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Tanjung, lombok utara (via EMSC)
Ampenan (Indonesia) (499 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sedikit bergoyang (via EMSC)
Rasanae Barat (Indonesia) (276 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Berasa goyang dkit (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (274 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Anak2 SDIT Insan Kamil kaget dan panik saat ujian. Saat ini ujian di lapangan sekolah (via EMSC)
Kuta (Indonesia) (584 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt very lightly in Seminyak (via EMSC)
Kuta (Indonesia) (582 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt again in Kuta, Bali. (via EMSC)
Denpasar Selatan (Indonesia) (578 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very light shaking (via EMSC)
Sekarbela (Indonesia) (495 km NW from epicenter)(no details): di mataram terasa meskipun kecil (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (492 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Little bit feel it....at Mataram (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (492 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt light swinging in my seat, about half minutes (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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