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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Sunday, 7 October 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Sunday, 7 October 2018
Oct 7 18:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Date & time: Sunday, 7 October 2018 17:57 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.41°S / 116.73°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Rinjani (39 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 7 Oct 2018
Sun, 7 Oct 17:57 UTCM 5.3 / 15.2 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
Sun, 7 Oct 17:57 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmLOMBOK REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
Sun, 7 Oct 17:57 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km- 14km ENE of Sambelia, IndonesiaUSGS
Sun, 7 Oct 17:57 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmLombok Timur dan Sumbawa (4 MMI)BMKG

"I felt it" reports:
Gili trawangan (75.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(74.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Gebang (71.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(40.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Sambirenteng Bali / MMI IV (Light shaking): In sambirenteng bali
(176 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(64 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
bunutan (116 km W from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Padangbai (135.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Woke Up. Was wondering. First time i felt smthg (via app)
Lombok senggigi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Gunung sari, lombok barat / MMI III (Weak shaking): Shaked so weak, but i feel it.. My hanging keys on the door also shaking..
(35.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): berasa digoyek (via app)
Alkmaar (142 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): a short tremble and the windows shook (via app)
gili trawangan (76.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(66.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(73.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Gebang (71.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
(69.9 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Lg tidur jd gk tau ad gempa (via app)
(68.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(33.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(73.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Lampu gantung bergoyang pelan (via app)
(73 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
kuta, lombok tengah / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Kute, Lombok tengah.. goyang Santai
Amlapura / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tulamben, Indonesia (27.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up. Felt shaking for what felt like several minutes
(38.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Selong (25.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Terasa keras,Cukup Mengagetkan (via app)
Senggigi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Lipah, Amed, Bali (115.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Very weak and short shaking, woke up, wasn't sure if it is strong Wind, bed was shaking
Selong begeriq....sampai lari tabrak pintu (34.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Pringgabaya (20.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(73.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
amed (124.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Lingkungan Bugis Kelurahan bugis kecamatan Taliwan (38.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(170.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
amed bali (118.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Mataram (69.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Guncangan halus tidak seperti sebelum nya. (via app)
Pringgasela (33.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Jasri Amlapura / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(41.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Terbangun dengan gempa ini (via app)
(34.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): not intense (via app)
(25.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
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Mataram (72.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Ketembong Desa pengadangan Barat (33.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(28.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(64.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Trasa skali,suara banguan brdecit,air brgoyang,lumayan besar (via app)
(71.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Sumbawa Barat (42.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lumayan lama (via app)
(72.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Amlapura (122.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Gelogor Lombok Barat / MMI IV (Light shaking): Goyang 2 Jari
Kelayu utara / MMI IV (Light shaking): I feel this cause my home is especially maked when earthquake it loudly sound from the window and other vibrations
Gili Meno (74.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kintamani Bali / MMI III (Weak shaking)
mataram (72.9 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(71.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): 1 or 2 seconds of weak shaking (via app)
Selong (35.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(64.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(76.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(76.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(13 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
West Lombok (70 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
tanjung (67.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(77.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Gili Air (71.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Gili T (76.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Wake up through shaking (via app)
Amed (120.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Selong, Lombok Timur (34.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(60.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Pagutan (71.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Pagutan terasa lumayan tpi goyangnya lembut gk kek gempa yg sblum2nya. (via app)
(13 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Membangunkan tidur dan atap rumah bergetar (via app)
(82.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(72.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Ampenan (72.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Goyang Ampenan... bergemuruh (via app)
(76 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Gili trawagan (76.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(74.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(76.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): woken up from bed shaking (via app)
(20.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(31 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
mataram / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(Indonesia) (81 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mataram trasa sedikit.#AremaniaLombok#FuckBonek (via EMSC)
Abang (Indonesia) (127 km W from epicenter)(no details): Woke up, glass door shaking. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (1099 km W from epicenter)(no details): Terasa getaran yg ringan slama skitar 1 menit di sukabumi (via EMSC)
Ampenan (Indonesia) (81 km W from epicenter)(no details): Terasa hingga terbangun (via EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia) (80 km W from epicenter)(no details): Saya sedang tidur lalu sy terbangun karena gempa tersebut. (via EMSC)
Ampenan (Indonesia) (80 km W from epicenter)(no details): Kok gak terasa ya d mataram (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt shaking (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (78 km W from epicenter)(no details): Windows were shaking (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (74 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bergetar n lumayan lama (via EMSC)
Praya (Indonesia) (67 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Terasa sangatlah (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (65 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan terbangun dgn getaran. (via EMSC)
Praya (Indonesia) (53 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Langsung bangun tidur (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (50 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan kaget.sempat lari. (via EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia) (42 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumsyan di selong (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (77 km W from epicenter)(no details): Agar pemerintah sedikit lebih aktif n peka untuk sosialisasi ke segenap masyarakat tentang gempa juga tindakan yg harus dilakukan juga memberikan info2 evakuasi terhadap bencana yg ada beserta penanggulangannya kita harus melakukan apa. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (71 km W from epicenter)(no details): Terasa (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (29 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan trasa goncangannya (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (28 km SW from epicenter)(no details)(via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (601 km W from epicenter)(no details): Kaca jendela bergetar sekitar 3 detik (via EMSC)
Kuta (Indonesia) (181 km W from epicenter)(no details): Kita shake again (via EMSC)
Denpasar Selatan (Indonesia) (173 km W from epicenter)(no details): Slight tremor lasted for 5 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (123 km W from epicenter)(no details): Laying in my bed... awake for 4 sec i felt moving for 3* to 5 sec. (via EMSC)
Batu Layar (Indonesia) (83 km W from epicenter)(no details): Slow, gentle swaying. (via EMSC)
Pemenang (Indonesia) (82 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt shake (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (81 km W from epicenter)(no details): Berasa lumaya landai (via EMSC)
Sekarbela (Indonesia) (81 km W from epicenter)(no details)(via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (80 km W from epicenter)(no details): Terasa sedikit (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (80 km W from epicenter)(no details): Tinjot kembelas Ampenan (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (80 km W from epicenter)(no details): Goyang dikit (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan bergoyang (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan bikin bangun tidur (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ok (via EMSC)
Batu Layar (Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Air di bag goyang (via EMSC)
Batu Layar (Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Kaget dan terbangun dari tidur (via EMSC)
Mataram (Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Goncangan 2 kalo (via EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia) (77 km W from epicenter)(no details): Goyang dikit (via EMSC)
Cakranegara (Indonesia) (77 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ayo we pada tidur dah lagi, siap-siap tunggu yg laen dateng (via EMSC)
Sandubaya (Indonesia) (77 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt it (via EMSC)
Cakranegara (Indonesia) (74 km W from epicenter)(no details): Saya merasakan gempa (via EMSC)
Sandubaya (Indonesia) (74 km W from epicenter)(no details): Goyang lagi mataram (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (72 km W from epicenter)(no details): Terasa gonjangan bos (via EMSC)
Narmada (Indonesia) (70 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bnyak yg mrasakan..blm tau dmana pusatnya (via EMSC)
Tanjung (Indonesia) (68 km W from epicenter)(no details): Gempa brooo (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (68 km E from epicenter)(no details): Wake me up (via EMSC)
Labuhan Badas (Indonesia) (67 km E from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping and Felt the shaking. I initially thought that I was just dreaming, but then the shaking getting more noticeable. (via EMSC)
Batukliang (Indonesia) (60 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Terasa (via EMSC)
Kopang (Indonesia) (56 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lombok tengah is shaking again (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (50 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan berasa goyangannya, Kirain mimpi.... (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (48 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan terasa dan agak lama. Labuhan haji (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (45 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Terasa sedikit bergoyang (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (43 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Gempa rasanya (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (43 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Auto Zohri, langsung lari keluar rumah...!!! (via EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia) (42 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Gempa ya? lumayan keras (via EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia) (41 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan (via EMSC)
Pringgasela (Indonesia) (41 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Ada rasa getaran (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (40 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Paniikk (via EMSC)
Aikmel (Indonesia) (35 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Hmm (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (35 km S from epicenter)(no details): Yes little but shake here in kertasari sumbawa taliwang (via EMSC)
Praya (Indonesia) (35 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Normal (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (28 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Langsung kabur padahal mau lelap tidur (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (27 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Masih bergetar badan ini, gemetar akibat trauma 7.0 yang terdahulu (via EMSC)
Pringgabaya (Indonesia) (20 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Sangad kerasnya (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (91 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up south lombok (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (83 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan gemuruh.. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (67 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan membuat terkejutTrauma (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (45 km SW from epicenter)(no details): masbagik berjogetttt (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (170 km W from epicenter)(no details): Shook the entire house here in Sebatu. Enough to wake me up. Seemed to last around 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (170 km W from epicenter)(no details): Just a small shake (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (170 km W from epicenter)(no details): Was slightly felt. Matbe 10 sec. Again.. came back (via EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia) (84 km W from epicenter)(no details): Goyang (via EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia) (84 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mataram kerasa cukup kuat dan seketika membuat pusing (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (83 km W from epicenter)(no details): minor shake (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (83 km W from epicenter)(no details): The house shuddered for a few seconds (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (83 km W from epicenter)(no details): Pagutan lumayan terasa lembut gk kek sbelom2nya. (via EMSC)
Mataram (Indonesia) (82 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mataram goyang (via EMSC)
Mataram (Indonesia) (82 km W from epicenter)(no details): YaAllah (via EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia) (82 km W from epicenter)(no details): Kirain perasaan aja goyang2 (via EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia) (82 km W from epicenter)(no details): suaranya serem (via EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia) (82 km W from epicenter)(no details): So scared (via EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia) (82 km W from epicenter)(no details): Berasa (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was just about to fall asleep. I am the only one who is still awake. (via EMSC)
Sandubaya (Indonesia) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan terasa beberapa detik (via EMSC)
Tanjung (Indonesia) (76 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan goyang (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (69 km W from epicenter)(no details): pringgarata.lumayan lama namun tidak begitu keras. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (68 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sumbawa lumayan goyang (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (64 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (52 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Kebangun, kaget (via EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia) (44 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Kaget (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (39 km S from epicenter)(no details): Sumbawa Barat lumayan keras (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (39 km S from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan terasa sampai Sumbawa Barat (via EMSC)
Praya (Indonesia) (38 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Terasa getaran (via EMSC)
Aikmel (Indonesia) (37 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Lumayan goyang agak lama (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (30 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Cukup berada (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (29 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Terasa banget (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (14 km W from epicenter)(no details): Guncangannya agak besar.. (via EMSC)

 

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