Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - West Sulawesi, 53 km west of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 18:35 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - West Sulawesi, 53 km west of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 18:35 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Nov 18:42 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Nov 5 18:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2.
Date & time: Nov 5, 2018 18:35:55 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.88°S / 119.43°E (West Sulawesi, Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.88°N / 60.57°W
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) W of Rantepao (South Sulawesi) (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) N of Polewali (pop: 58,200) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Mamuju (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) W of Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NE of Majene (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) N of Parepare (South Sulawesi) (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NNW of Sengkang (South Sulawesi) (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SSW of Palu (Central Sulawesi) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) N of Macassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) ESE of City of Balikpapan (East Kalimantan) (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
5.115 km SULAWESI, INDONESIAEMSC
5.213 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.210 km- 11km ENE of Mamasa, IndonesiaUSGS
5.510 kmMamasa (4 MMI)BMKG

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Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali (779.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A bit of shaking. (reported through our app)  
Magelang (1139.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : ultra soft.. (reported through our app)  
Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali (777.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Palu / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Strange feeling, which I couldn't interpret clearly.  
Polewali, West Sulawesi (62.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mamasa, tatoa' (9.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ubud / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mamuju, West Sulawesi (63.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Toraja (46.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Palopo (84.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (232 quakes)

  • 03 Jan 2019 19:44 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Jan 2019 11:32 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 15:16 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 14:56 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 10:42 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 28 Dec 2018 16:13 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 17:57 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 14:53 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 09:05 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Dec 2018 23:00 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Dec 2018 16:10 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Dec 2018 04:59 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2018 00:13 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Dec 2018 07:05 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 Dec 2018 07:54 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Dec 2018 17:17 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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