Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 63 km north of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 at 04:51 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Flores Sea, 63 km north of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 at 04:51 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 26 km depth

29 Aug 05:03 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 12 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.2 to 25.5 km.
Date & time: 29 Aug 2018 04:51:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 25.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.898°S / 118.783°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sangeang Api (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) N of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WNW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ENE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SSW of Galesong (pop: 83,100) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) ENE of Mataram-Lombok (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SSW of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) ENE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NE of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) NW of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> 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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.026 kmFlores SeaGeoAu
5.010 kmFlores SeaGFZ
4.910 km- 57km NNE of Sampungu, IndonesiaUSGS
5.010 kmBima (3 MMI)BMKG

User reports for this quake (13)

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77 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Sumbawa Besar (164.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
165 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 305 km W of epicenter) : A little Shake (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 304 km W of epicenter) : Goyang (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 261 km SW of epicenter) : Good aplikasion (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 304 km W of epicenter) : Hari yg banyak gempa (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 298 km W of epicenter) : Tidak terasa (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 208 km SW of epicenter) : Terasa di alas sumbawa ntb (reported through EMSC)  
Unter Iwes (Indonesia, 164 km SW of epicenter) : terasa di sbw besar (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 146 km SE of epicenter) : Bergoyang sebentar (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 77 km S of epicenter) : Terasa di kota Bima (reported through EMSC)  
(Indonesia, 74 km S of epicenter) : Sebentar tpi Cepat getarannya (reported through EMSC)  
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