Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Indonesia [Sea] on Tuesday, 2 October 2018

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)

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)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Oct 00:54 UTC: First to report: INGV after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Oct 2018 00:30:57 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.462°S / 120.168°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wai Sano (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) S of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) S of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) S of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) SE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) SE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SW of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) W of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 mi) ESE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1540 km (957 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Pulau Mangudu Island --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SSW of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
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 6.010 kmIndonesia [Sea]INGV

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Gili meno (508.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
491.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
581.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt a vere light shaking while i was sleeping during the night. We are as tourist in Kuta Bali. Jenny Willemsen (reported through our app)
Sumbawa besar / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Indonesian Ocean, 90 km south of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 2 October 2018 00:30 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes):
  • 23 Mar 2019 21:51 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 21 Mar 2019 11:44 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 12 Mar 2019 13:41 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Jan 2019 14:02 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Oct 2018 07:58 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 15:53 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 12:38 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 11:53 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2018 09:58 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 07:54 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 07:01 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 06:09 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    15.9 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 04:49 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Oct 2018 04:11 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    28.4 km (17.6 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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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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