Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
8-16 May 2021: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Tuesday, 22 January 2019
22 Jan 05:16 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Tuesday, 22 January 2019 05:10 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.27°S / 119.08°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
147 km (91 mi) SW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800)
192 km (119 mi) SW of Komodo (pop: 2,000)
1420 km (882 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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
Tue, 22 Jan 05:10 UTCM 6.4 / 10 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGFZ
2019-01-22 13:10:03 +08:00 (22 Jan 05:10:03 UTC)M 6.4 / 27 km- 85km SSW of Bogorawatu, IndonesiaUSGS
Tue, 22 Jan 05:10 UTCM 6.4 / 27 kmSUMBA REGION, INDONESIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (28)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
375.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Mataram (370.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
1453.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
374.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a little
kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
658.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Denpasar / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Water in bottle shaking.
269.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
452.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
296.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
376.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
378.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
296.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bali Nusa duo / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lying on my bed on the 4th floor. Very light shaking. Clothes on back of chair lightly swaying.
461 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Mataram (375.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
372.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Water in my bottle shaking (reported through our app)
461.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking of doors and windows (reported through our app)
458.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
379.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
374.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
373.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
296.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
269.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
460.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
456.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Sumba Region, Indonesia, 22 Jan 2019 05:10

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (137 quakes):
  • 16 Jul 2019 10:43 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (43 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 16 Jul 2019 06:07 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 16 Jul 2019 02:42 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 15 Jul 2019 05:59 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 Jul 2019 15:23 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Jul 2019 13:55 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 10 Jul 2019 08:39 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Jul 2019 15:41 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Jul 2019 15:18 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Jul 2019 12:16 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Jul 2019 05:35 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Jul 2019 05:59 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Jun 2019 20:40 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 19 Jun 2019 01:51 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 17 Jun 2019 10:33 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Jun 2019 14:59 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Tuesday, 22 January 2019
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: