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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Flores Region, Indonesia on Monday, 17 June 2019 - information

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Flores Region, Indonesia on Monday, 17 June 2019

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Flores Region, Indonesia on Monday, 17 June 2019
Jun 17 05:50: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 104.0 km.
Jun 17 05:51: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 104.0 to 100.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 110.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 110.0 to 109.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 17 June 2019 05:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.86°S / 123.01°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Lewotobi (51 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 17 Jun 2019
Mon, 17 Jun 05:43 UTCM 5.4 / 106 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaGFZ
Mon, 17 Jun 05:43 UTCM 5.4 / 118 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaBMKG
Mon, 17 Jun 05:43 UTCM 5.4 / 109 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
Mon, 17 Jun 05:43 UTCM 5.5 / 109.1 km42km SE of Watubuku, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(15281.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Kupang, NTT (157.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Mild shaking on third floor of a hotel in Kupang (via app)
(1806 km W from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Dili (280.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Ground sway 30 seconds
Canggu bali / MMI II (Very weak shaking): In my bed, Just one movement, like a wave passing.
Dili (Timor-Leste) (288 km E from epicenter)(no details): One could feel it, but it was over quickly. (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (284 km E from epicenter)(no details): Shaky office, 3rd flr (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (284 km E from epicenter)(no details): A wavy shake, not strong or long (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (281 km E from epicenter)(no details): Definitely an earthquake. Shaking for at least a minute. In office building on 4th floor. Staff concerned... (via EMSC)
Dili (Timor-Leste) (280 km E from epicenter)(no details): I was in the office and everyone looked at each other with the same 'did you feel that?' face. My chair and desk wobbled. (via EMSC)

 

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