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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wednesday, 7 November 2018
7 Nov 09:49 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Nov 7 09:59: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.1.
Nov 7 10:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Date & time: Wednesday, 7 November 2018 09:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.9°S / 119.45°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) W of Rantepao (pop: 40,400)
60 km (38 mi) N of Polewali (pop: 58,200)
67 km (42 mi) SE of Mamuju (pop: 15,000)
84 km (52 mi) W of Palopo (pop: 129,300)
125 km (78 mi) N of Parepare (pop: 140,000)
1445 km (898 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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
Wed, 7 Nov 09:42 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
Wed, 7 Nov 09:42 UTCM 5.2 / 17.6 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu
07/11/2018 16:42:26 WIB (7 Nov 09:42:26 UTC)M 5.2 / 11 kmMamasa (3 MMI)BMKG
2018-11-07 17:42:28 +08:00 (7 Nov 09:42:28 UTC)M 5.3 / 26.4 km- 2km NE of Mamasa, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (11)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
695.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
11.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
52.6 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Polewali Mandar (60.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mamuju (68.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
66.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
789.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Mamasa (11.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
88.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Palopo (82.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Makassar (253.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: Sulawesi, Indonesia, 7 Nov 2018 09:42

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (227 quakes):
  • 03 Jan 2019 19:44 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Jan 2019 11:32 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 15:16 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 14:56 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 10:42 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 28 Dec 2018 16:13 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 17:57 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 14:53 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 09:05 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Dec 2018 23:00 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Dec 2018 16:10 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Dec 2018 00:13 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Dec 2018 07:05 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 Dec 2018 07:54 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Dec 2018 17:17 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2018 04:25 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wednesday, 7 November 2018
 

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