Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Bali Sea, 70 km east of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 17:57 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Bali Sea, 70 km east of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 17:57 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Oct 18:05 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Oct 7 18:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Date & time: Oct 7, 2018 17:57:21 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.41°S / 116.73°E (Bali Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 8.41°N / 63.27°W
Nearest volcano: Rinjani (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) NE of Labuan Lombok (Kabupaten Lombok Timur) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NE of Labuan Lombok (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ENE of Matalam (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) E of Senggigi (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) W of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Lembar (Kabupaten Lombok Barat) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) W of Pototano (Kabupaten Sumbawa) (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) E of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) SW of Macassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NE of Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WNW of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) E of Bali Island (pop: 4,225,400) --> 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) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.010 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGFZ
5.315 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.110 km LOMBOK REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
5.110 km- 14km ENE of Sambelia, IndonesiaUSGS
5.210 kmLombok Timur dan Sumbawa (4 MMI)BMKG

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Gili trawangan (75.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (74.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Gebang (71.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
36 km of Sumbawa Besar, ID.17.Sumbawa (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (40.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Sambirenteng Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In sambirenteng bali  
Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali (176 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Sekongkang Atas, West Nusa Tenggara (64 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
bunutan (116 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Padangbai (135.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke Up. Was wondering. First time i felt smthg (reported through our app)  
Lombok senggigi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gunung sari, lombok barat / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Shaked so weak, but i feel it.. My hanging keys on the door also shaking..  
near Labuan Lombok (35.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : berasa digoyek (reported through our app)  
Alkmaar (142 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : a short tremble and the windows shook (reported through our app)  
gili trawangan (76.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (66.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (73.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Gebang (71.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (69.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Lg tidur jd gk tau ad gempa (reported through our app)  
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (68.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
near Labuan Lombok (33.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (73.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lampu gantung bergoyang pelan (reported through our app)  
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (73 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
kuta, lombok tengah / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Kute, Lombok tengah.. goyang Santai  
Amlapura / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tulamben, Indonesia (27.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. Felt shaking for what felt like several minutes  
near Praya, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (38.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Selong (25.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Terasa keras,Cukup Mengagetkan (reported through our app)  
Senggigi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Lipah, Amed, Bali (115.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 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 of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Nov 8, 2018 14:58
3 years ago
4.0

20 km
Bali Sea, 82 km NE of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Nov 6, 2018 06:12
3 years ago - felt
3.4

10 km
54 km NE of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Nov 6, 2018 01:00
3 years ago - felt
4.6

10 km
51 km E of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Nov 4, 2018 17:38
3 years ago - felt
3.3

10 km
59 km E of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore

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