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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Java, Indonesia on Thursday, 19 September 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Java Sea, 94 km northeast of Rembangan, Central Java, Indonesia, on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 07:06 GMT

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Java Sea, 94 km northeast of Rembangan, Central Java, Indonesia, on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 07:06 GMT Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Java Sea, 94 km northeast of Rembangan, Central Java, Indonesia, on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 07:06 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 625 km depth

19 Sep 07:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Sep 19 07:13: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 622.0 to 621.0 km.
Sep 19 07:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 621.0 to 619.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 619.0 to 625.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 19, 2019 07:06:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth625.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude6.02°S / 111.84°E (Java Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode6.02°N / 68.16°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt666 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoMuria (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities86 km (54 mi) NNE of Binangun (pop: 28,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) NE of Rembangan (pop: 44,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) NNW of Tuban (pop: 76,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
121 km (75 mi) NE of Pati (pop: 122,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
126 km (78 mi) N of Bojonegoro (pop: 86,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) ENE of Batang (pop: 115,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
141 km (87 mi) NE of Kudus (pop: 92,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
170 km (105 mi) NW of Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
191 km (118 mi) NE of Semarang (pop: 1,288,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
553 km (344 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
198 km (123 mi) WNW of Madura Island (pop: 3,622,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
261 km (162 mi) NE of Java Island (pop: 141,370,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
433 km (269 mi) NW of Bali Island (pop: 4,225,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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6.1625 kmJava, IndonesiaGFZ
6.2626 kmJava, IndonesiaEMSC
6.1621 kmJava, IndonesiaBMKG
6.1624 kmJava, IndonesiaGeoAu
6.2612 km73km NNE of Pendok, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (809)

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near Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (541.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ubud / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Canggu, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rocking of building/bed with windows rattling for a number of seconds.  
Seminyak / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There were 4 in a row, spaced between 10-20 minutes apart, I was on my bed so felt them all. Having lived in Bali for 3 years, these ones were nothing, just like getting rocked to sleep as a baby. Nothing to worry about.  
Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali (481.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kuta Bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
candidasa Bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bali seminyak / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Sanur, Bali / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Marriott hotel, Seminyak (471 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were stood on our hotel balcony & the whole building shook for about 30 seconds. Was scary.  
Kuta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kuta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Laying in bed and the building started shaking for about 5ish seconds and then maybe 15-20 minutes later it happened again  
Bali Sanur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ubud (450 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Seminyak / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Grand Barong hotel, Kuta - poppies lane 3 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it 2x. First one a little shake, for a few seconds. Partner and I lo  
Denpasar airport / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Baturita (443.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I thought someone was shaking the chair I was sitting in, didn't know it was an earthquake until I saw the news.  
Courtyard by Marriott, Seminyak / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting on the balcony with my infant son and felt the whole building shake side to side.. saw people on the other side of the   
Tsilvi, Greece / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mal Baki Galeria, Kuta, Bali (410.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was on Level 1 in Mal Bali Galeria, Kuta, Bali & felt the building shimmy for a few seconds, during the foreshock, main shock & aftershock. As instructed by staff,i went outside the salon, then a little later, went d  
Ubud / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Peliatan, Ubud, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At least two episodes of shaking about 20 minutes or more apart. Furniture against walls banging a bit, sofa rocking.  
Legian Bali (472.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was on the beach and left the ground checking 3 times over a period of 15 min.  
near Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali (485.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Seririt (418.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sun loungers rocked and shaking. Light fittings swinging. 2nd tremor felt about 30 minutes later.  
Lembongan (496 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking. Thought someone was shaking my chair  
babakan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Denpasar (477.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kuta, Lombok (586.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking of beach cabana. Rattling of sliding glass doors.  
Seminyak / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We were on sun beds by the pool and the beds wobbled and shook.  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Jan 26, 2020 19:07
3 years ago

337 km
Java Sea, 91 km N of Rembangan, Central Java, IndonesiaMore
Dec 26, 2019 03:50
3 years ago

133 km
Java Sea, 118 km NE of Batang, Central Java, IndonesiaMore
Sep 19, 2019 07:32
4 years ago - felt

637 km
Java Sea, 100 km N of Tuban, East Java, IndonesiaMore

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