Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Monday, 21 January 2019 - information
22 Jan 00:05 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 21 January 2019 23:59 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.41°S / 119.01°E
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta
(214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:161 km (100 mi) SW of Waingapu
(pop: 48,800)1417 km (881 mi) SE of Jakarta
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013
joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more
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.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 21 Jan 23:59 UTC||M 6.0 / 10 km||Sumba Region, Indonesia||GFZ|
|Mon, 21 Jan 23:59 UTC||M 6.0 / 36.9 km||Sumba Region, Indonesia||GeoAu|
|Mon, 21 Jan 23:59 UTC||M 6.0 / 16.8 km||- 65km SSW of Bogorawatu, Indonesia||USGS|
|Mon, 21 Jan 23:59 UTC||M 6.2 / 10 km||Tambolaka (5 MMI)||BMKG|
|Mon, 21 Jan 23:59 UTC||M 6.1 / 19.5 km||Indonesia [Sea]||INGV|
User reports for this quake
Denpasar Bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
380.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map]
/ Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Monday, 21 January 2019
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