Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 19 October 2018 at 09:19 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 19 October 2018 at 09:19 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 4 km depth

19 Oct 09:31 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 12 minutes.
Oct 21 23:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.8 to 4.1 km.
Date & time: 19 Oct 2018 09:19:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 4.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.312°S / 123.833°E (East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Iliwerung (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SW of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SW of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SW of Suai (Cova Lima, Timor-Leste) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SE of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) SW of Delhi (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) SE of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) E of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) ESE of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
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

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.
5.14.1 kmTimor RegionGeoAu
5.110 kmTimor RegionGFZ
5.13.2 km- 17km SE of Kupang, IndonesiaUSGS
5.110 kmKupang (3 MMI)BMKG

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Visakhapatnam / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chak shezad, Islamabad / Light shaking (MMI IV)
samarinda (1321.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : so terrible (reported through our app)  
Kupang / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting. Chair moved a bit  
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