Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 27 km north of Gili Lawalaut Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 12 February 2018 at 02:27 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 27 km north of Gili Lawalaut Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 12 February 2018 at 02:27 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 180 km depth

Date & time: 12 Feb 2018 02:27:14 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 180.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.213°S / 119.631°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) NW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WNW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) ENE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) WNW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) E of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) S of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) E of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NNW of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) WNW of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ENE of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.0180 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaGeoAu

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