Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 23 km south of Pulau Salura Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 October 2018 at 23:12 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.0 quake Indonesian Ocean, 90 km south of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 2 October 2018 00:30 GMT, which followed after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 23 km south of Pulau Salura Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 October 2018 at 23:12 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Oct 23:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Oct 1 23:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Date & time: 1 Oct 2018 23:12:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.52°S / 120.2°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Inierie (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) S of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) S of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) S of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) SE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) SW of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) W of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) SE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1545 km (960 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) S of Pulau Salura Island --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) SSW of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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 5.010 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.540 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.010 km- 33km SSW of Nggongi Satu, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.210 kmWaingapu (3 MMI)BMKG

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12639.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : im dead
(Indonesia, 315 km E of epicenter) : Gempa (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 23 km south of Pulau Salura Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 October 2018 at 23:12 (GMT)
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