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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wednesday, 14 November 2018
14 Nov 23:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 14 November 2018 23:01 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.91°S / 119.45°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) W of Rantepao (pop: 40,400)
59 km (37 mi) N of Polewali (pop: 58,200)
68 km (42 mi) SE of Mamuju (pop: 15,000)
83 km (52 mi) W of Palopo (pop: 129,300)
124 km (77 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: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 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, 14 Nov 23:01 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
Wed, 14 Nov 23:01 UTCM 5.3 / 9.1 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu
2018-11-15 07:01:21 +08:00 (14 Nov 23:01:21 UTC)M 5.6 / 8.7 km- 6km ENE of Mamasa, IndonesiaUSGS
15/11/2018 06:01:20 WIB (14 Nov 23:01:20 UTC)M 5.5 / 10 kmToraja (0 MMI)BMKG

User reports for this quake (20)

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Mamasa (8.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
10.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
795.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Nusa Dua / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoken from sleep shook room twice 2ndtime seemed more worse, seemed to last awhile
725.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Bali, Benoa bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Long lasting, not variable
Tagalalang, Bali / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We woke up at night. I almost fell of my bed.
30.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Canggu, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
45.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
10.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
801.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Kuta
Rantepao / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Karangasem, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Palopo (82.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Mamuju (67.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
palu (229.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Bed shaking (reported through our app)
Cendana Putih (110.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Polewali (57.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake: Sulawesi, Indonesia, 14 Nov 2018 23:01

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (166 quakes):
  • 08 Jan 2019 11:50 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Jan 2019 20:20 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Jan 2019 19:44 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Jan 2019 11:32 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 15:16 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 14:56 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Dec 2018 10:42 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 28 Dec 2018 16:13 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 17:57 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 14:53 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 09:05 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Dec 2018 23:00 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Dec 2018 16:10 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 20 Dec 2018 04:59 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2018 00:13 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Dec 2018 07:05 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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