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

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indonesian Ocean, 92 km south of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 at 00:16 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Indonesian Ocean, 92 km south of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 at 00:16 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

2 Oct 00:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
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: 2 Oct 2018 00:16:44 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.48°S / 120.18°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Inierie (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) S of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) S of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) S of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SW of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (234 mi) W of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
493 km (306 mi) ESE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1542 km (958 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Pulau Mangudu Island --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) SSW of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.015 km SUMBA REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
M 6.010 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGFZ
M 6.026 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 6.010 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV

User reports for this quake (27)

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Hotel Bintang Flores, Labuan Bajo, Flores Island. (221.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 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 / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : M 6.0
93.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
126 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
496.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Dompu (287.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
412.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
496.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
376.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 514 km NW of epicenter) : Absolutely nothing on Gili T (reported through EMSC)
Kemayoran (Indonesia, 1543 km W of epicenter) : Very useful apps (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 1152 km W of epicenter) : Je quitte l'Indonésie je retourne en france mes vacances gâché mais paix aux âmes des gens qui n'on pu y échappée (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 950 km W of epicenter) : Tidak terasa (reported through EMSC)
Pemenang (Indonesia, 513 km NW of epicenter) : Quite strong in gili but short (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 504 km NW of epicenter) : Ada getaran (reported through EMSC)
Tanjung (Indonesia, 502 km NW of epicenter) : Tanjung-KLU (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 500 km NW of epicenter) : Tanjung, lombok utara (reported through EMSC)
Ampenan (Indonesia, 499 km NW of epicenter) : Sedikit bergoyang (reported through EMSC)
Rasanae Barat (Indonesia, 276 km NW of epicenter) : Berasa goyang dkit (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 274 km NW of epicenter) : Anak2 SDIT Insan Kamil kaget dan panik saat ujian. Saat ini ujian di lapangan sekolah (reported through EMSC)
Kuta (Indonesia, 584 km W of epicenter) : Felt very lightly in Seminyak (reported through EMSC)
Kuta (Indonesia, 582 km W of epicenter) : Felt again in Kuta, Bali. (reported through EMSC)
Denpasar Selatan (Indonesia, 578 km W of epicenter) : Very light shaking (reported through EMSC)
Sekarbela (Indonesia, 495 km NW of epicenter) : di mataram terasa meskipun kecil (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 492 km NW of epicenter) : Little bit feel it....at Mataram (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 492 km NW of epicenter) : I felt light swinging in my seat, about half minutes (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Indonesian Ocean, 92 km south of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 2 October 2018 00:16 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes):
  • 21 Mar 2019 11:44 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Mar 2019 13:41 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Jan 2019 14:02 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Oct 2018 07:58 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 15:53 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 12:38 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 11:53 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 09:58 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 07:54 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 07:01 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 06:09 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    15.9 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 04:49 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 04:11 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    28.4 km (17.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 00:30 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | INGV | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indonesian Ocean, 90 km south of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 at 00:30 (GMT)

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indonesian Ocean, 92 km south of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 at 00:16 (GMT)
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