Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 1407 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 at 05:14 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 1407 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 at 05:14 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 41 km depth

4 Jul 05:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jul 4 05:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 41.0 km.
Date & time: 4 Jul 2018 05:14:49 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.07°S / 119.02°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (89 mi) WSW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) SSE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) S of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) WSW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) ESE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
446 km (277 mi) ESE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1407 km (874 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WSW of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) ESE of Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WSW of Pulau Watusipu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.141 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.060 km SOUTH OF SUMBAWA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.049 km- 26km SW of Kahale, IndonesiaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Indian Ocean, 1407 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, 4 July 2018 05:14 GMT

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 04 Jul 2018 06:04 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    61 km (37.9 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 1407 km east of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 at 05:14 (GMT)
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