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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sunda Strait, Indonesia on Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Sunda Strait, Indonesia on Wednesday, 8 November 2017
8 Nov 19:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Nov 8 19:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 73.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 8 November 2017 19:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.63°S / 104.56°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Krakatau (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) SW of Labuan (pop: 33,600)
154 km (96 mi) SW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300)
175 km (109 mi) SW of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300)
185 km (115 mi) SW of Serang (pop: 164,800)
188 km (117 mi) SW of Metro (pop: 149,500)
257 km (160 mi) W of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 8 Nov 19:17 UTCM 5.0 / 73 kmSunda Strait, IndonesiaGFZ
2017-11-09 02:17:07 +07:00 (8 Nov 19:17:07 UTC)M 5.1 / 39.3 km- 112km S of Kotaagung, IndonesiaUSGS
Wed, 8 Nov 19:17 UTCM 5.1 / 80 kmSUNDA STRAIT, INDONESIAEMSC
Wed, 8 Nov 19:17 UTCM 5.4 / 48 kmSunda Strait, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (6)

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Badung Bali Indonesia (163.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : At approx 6:00 am this morning 9th Nov.,my windows started to shake. Very mild. Dogs barking. Less than 10 seconds
Ubud / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ubud / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kuta Lombok / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Canggu / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was waning up early and sat on a coach - felt a mild shake - located on 5th floor.
1197.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Sunda Strait, Indonesia, 8 Nov 2017 19:17 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sunda Strait, Indonesia on Wednesday, 8 November 2017
 

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