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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SUNDA STRAIT, INDONESIA on Monday, 29 October 2018

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - SUNDA STRAIT, INDONESIA on Monday, 29 October 2018
29 Oct 21:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Oct 29 21:27: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 60.0 km.
Oct 29 21:31: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 40.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 29 October 2018 21:11 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.86°S / 104.92°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Krakatau (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) SW of Labuan (pop: 33,600)
145 km (90 mi) SW of Pandeglang (pop: 92,300)
157 km (98 mi) SW of Rangkasbitung (pop: 126,900)
164 km (102 mi) SW of Bandar Lampung (pop: 800,300)
200 km (124 mi) W of Ciampea (pop: 207,200)
225 km (140 mi) SW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 29 Oct 21:11 UTCM 5.1 / 40 kmSUNDA STRAIT, INDONESIAEMSC
Mon, 29 Oct 21:11 UTCM 5.1 / 60 kmSunda Strait, IndonesiaGFZ
Mon, 29 Oct 21:11 UTCM 5.3 / 43.9 kmSunda Strait, IndonesiaGeoAu
2018-10-30 04:11:18 +07:00 (29 Oct 21:11:18 UTC)M 5.1 / 42.5 km- 74km W of Pasirnangka, IndonesiaUSGS
30/10/2018 04:11:17 WIB (29 Oct 21:11:17 UTC)M 5.2 / 10 kmMalingping (3 MMI)BMKG

User reports for this quake (8)

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221.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Jakarta selatan (216.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bogor / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Because I on 6th flor, I felt it on 3 time moderate shaking. But anyting is ok, we have noting broken.
890.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
203.4 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Pamulang Barat Kec. (208.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
611.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Ora krasa tapi ngerti (reported through our app)
Medan Satria (Indonesia, 213 km E of epicenter) : little tremor (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake SUNDA STRAIT, INDONESIA, 29 Oct 2018 21:11 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 02 Dec 2018 00:48 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Dec 2018 22:36 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Dec 2018 07:14 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - SUNDA STRAIT, INDONESIA on Monday, 29 October 2018
 

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