Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 55 km north of Polewali, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 23:31 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 55 km north of Polewali, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 23:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 41 km depth

14 Nov 23:38 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 41.4 km.
Date & time: Nov 14, 2018 23:31:28 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 41.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.938°S / 119.37°E (West Sulawesi, Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.938°N / 60.63°W
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) N of Polewali (pop: 58,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) W of Rantepao (South Sulawesi) (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Mamuju (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Majene (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Parepare (South Sulawesi) (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Sengkang (South Sulawesi) (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NNW of Watampone (South Sulawesi) (pop: 81,600) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) N of Macassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) SE of City of Balikpapan (East Kalimantan) (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.041 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGeoAu
4.810 kmSulawesi, IndonesiaGFZ
4.840 km SULAWESI, INDONESIAEMSC
4.810 km- 2km NNW of Mamasa, IndonesiaUSGS
5.010 kmMamasa (3 MMI)BMKG

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Candidasa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Nusa Dua / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nuss dua / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Puri gadin / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lembongan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Stormy night we thought it was thunder when the windows rattled.  
Kuta, Bali / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nusa dua / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Afraid  
Ungasan Bali / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt in Ungasan Ball  
Bali, Canggu (32.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Sabbang (98.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Villa Ting Ting, Jl. Penestanan No.2, Sayan, Ubud, / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken up by shaking of the room.  
sampalan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (111 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jan 6, 2019 20:20
3 years ago
4.6

10 km
West Sulawesi, 42 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Jan 3, 2019 11:32
3 years ago
2.9

6 km
West Sulawesi, 56 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 29, 2018 14:56
3 years ago
3.0

13 km
West Sulawesi, 50 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 29, 2018 10:42
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
54 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 28, 2018 16:13
3 years ago
2.5

14 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 26, 2018 17:57
3 years ago
2.6

7 km
55 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 26, 2018 14:53
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
West Sulawesi, 47 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 26, 2018 09:05
3 years ago
4.4

10 km
West Sulawesi, 48 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 23, 2018 23:00
3 years ago
4.2

10 km
43 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 21, 2018 16:10
3 years ago
3.1

14 km
West Sulawesi, 56 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 20, 2018 00:13
3 years ago
3.7

10 km
43 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 14, 2018 07:54
3 years ago
2.9

10 km
West Sulawesi, 53 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 13, 2018 17:17
3 years ago - felt
4.6

10 km
59 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 13, 2018 04:41
3 years ago
4.6

10 km
47 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 13, 2018 04:25
3 years ago - felt
4.6

10 km
50 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 11, 2018 13:43
3 years ago - felt
4.0

10 km
54 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 9, 2018 13:27
3 years ago
3.0

9 km
West Sulawesi, 54 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 9, 2018 05:16
3 years ago
3.2

7 km
West Sulawesi, 53 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 9, 2018 01:48
3 years ago
3.1

5 km
South Sulawesi, 47 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 6, 2018 08:56
3 years ago
3.6

10 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2018 13:51
3 years ago
2.8

10 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2018 13:26
3 years ago
3.1

6 km
51 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 5, 2018 08:01
3 years ago - felt
4.6

10 km
54 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 4, 2018 17:31
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
West Sulawesi, 59 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 4, 2018 15:00
3 years ago
3.6

5 km
West Sulawesi, 43 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 1, 2018 18:52
3 years ago - felt
4.1

10 km
West Sulawesi, 42 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Dec 1, 2018 14:58
3 years ago
3.1

10 km
West Sulawesi, 56 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 29, 2018 20:13
3 years ago
4.0

10 km
West Sulawesi, 44 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 29, 2018 12:40
3 years ago
3.1

8 km
West Sulawesi, 58 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 28, 2018 05:41
3 years ago
3.2

4 km
West Sulawesi, 56 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 28, 2018 00:58
3 years ago
3.0

15 km
West Sulawesi, 57 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 28, 2018 00:44
3 years ago
3.6

10 km
South Sulawesi, 48 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 26, 2018 12:32
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
West Sulawesi, 52 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 18:55
3 years ago
4.0

10 km
49 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 18:11
3 years ago
3.2

3 km
59 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 18:09
3 years ago
2.5

15 km
West Sulawesi, 53 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 17:46
3 years ago
2.6

10 km
42 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 17:46
3 years ago
2.7

3 km
West Sulawesi, 52 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 17:36
3 years ago - felt
4.3

10 km
43 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 16:22
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
West Sulawesi, 45 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 10:07
3 years ago
2.7

10 km
West Sulawesi, 58 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 25, 2018 09:56
3 years ago - felt
3.8

10 km
53 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 22, 2018 21:05
3 years ago
3.3

10 km
West Sulawesi, 50 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 22, 2018 11:20
3 years ago
2.9

6 km
West Sulawesi, 49 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2018 14:44
3 years ago
2.4

10 km
43 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2018 11:46
3 years ago
3.4

10 km
West Sulawesi, 49 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2018 08:52
3 years ago
2.4

10 km
49 km E of Mamuju, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2018 07:58
3 years ago
3.3

10 km
West Sulawesi, 52 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2018 07:34
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
West Sulawesi, 50 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 21, 2018 02:02
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
West Sulawesi, 53 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 16:34
3 years ago
3.6

10 km
West Sulawesi, 50 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 16:30
3 years ago
3.5

10 km
West Sulawesi, 49 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 16:04
3 years ago
2.5

10 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 15:20
3 years ago
3.4

10 km
West Sulawesi, 44 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 10:55
3 years ago
2.8

10 km
West Sulawesi, 46 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 06:33
3 years ago
3.0

12 km
West Sulawesi, 46 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 05:52
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
58 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 04:54
3 years ago
4.2

10 km
55 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 04:50
3 years ago
2.9

16 km
West Sulawesi, 47 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 20, 2018 02:26
3 years ago
2.7

10 km
West Sulawesi, 46 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2018 23:25
3 years ago
2.8

6 km
West Sulawesi, 60 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2018 22:25
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
West Sulawesi, 56 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2018 16:01
3 years ago
2.7

10 km
West Sulawesi, 55 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2018 12:29
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
West Sulawesi, 47 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2018 07:23
3 years ago
4.0

10 km
45 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 19, 2018 07:19
3 years ago
3.0

5 km
West Sulawesi, 45 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 18, 2018 23:12
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
West Sulawesi, 42 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 18, 2018 22:32
3 years ago
3.4

10 km
South Sulawesi, 46 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 18, 2018 20:15
3 years ago
3.3

10 km
West Sulawesi, 47 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 18, 2018 14:00
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
West Sulawesi, 50 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 18, 2018 11:22
3 years ago - felt
4.7

10 km
West Sulawesi, 49 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 18, 2018 09:31
3 years ago
2.8

5 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 18, 2018 00:25
3 years ago
2.9

10 km
West Sulawesi, 54 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 22:19
3 years ago
3.0

3 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 22:08
3 years ago
2.4

10 km
48 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 21:31
3 years ago
2.8

10 km
West Sulawesi, 45 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 15:12
3 years ago
2.4

6 km
West Sulawesi, 55 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 12:19
3 years ago
2.2

10 km
42 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 09:45
3 years ago
2.9

9 km
53 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 09:24
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
49 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 08:21
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
West Sulawesi, 48 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 08:15
3 years ago
3.0

4 km
West Sulawesi, 50 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 07:30
3 years ago
3.0

10 km
49 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 07:00
3 years ago
3.3

10 km
43 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 06:17
3 years ago
3.3

5 km
West Sulawesi, 52 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 02:14
3 years ago
2.4

5 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 00:34
3 years ago
2.7

10 km
West Sulawesi, 46 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 00:30
3 years ago
2.8

10 km
42 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 00:26
3 years ago
2.0

5 km
49 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 17, 2018 00:25
3 years ago
3.0

5 km
55 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 19:41
3 years ago
2.1

8 km
41 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 19:19
3 years ago
3.9

5 km
West Sulawesi, 46 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 15:01
3 years ago
3.4

5 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 14:53
3 years ago
2.4

10 km
West Sulawesi, 50 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 13:14
3 years ago
3.0

5 km
West Sulawesi, 52 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 12:35
3 years ago
3.1

5 km
West Sulawesi, 51 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 09:33
3 years ago
3.6

10 km
West Sulawesi, 53 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 08:02
3 years ago
4.4

10 km
47 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 04:41
3 years ago
2.7

7 km
West Sulawesi, 48 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 04:06
3 years ago
2.8

8 km
West Sulawesi, 48 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 16, 2018 03:03
3 years ago
2.6

15 km
West Sulawesi, 45 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 19:00
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
West Sulawesi, 44 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 12:33
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
South Sulawesi, 48 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 08:20
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
West Sulawesi, 57 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 07:46
3 years ago
2.6

10 km
43 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 03:55
3 years ago - felt
4.7

29 km
West Sulawesi, 49 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 03:32
3 years ago
2.8

5 km
West Sulawesi, 43 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 03:14
3 years ago
3.2

5 km
West Sulawesi, 55 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 02:29
3 years ago
2.5

29 km
West Sulawesi, 48 km W of Rantepao, South Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 02:21
3 years ago
2.5

8 km
52 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
Nov 15, 2018 00:34
3 years ago
3.9

7 km
41 km N of Polewali, West Sulawesi, IndonesiaMore
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