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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Friday, 21 December 2018

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Friday, 21 December 2018
21 Dec 10:50 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 6 minutes.
Dec 23 23:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.5 to 18.4 km.
Date & time: Friday, 21 December 2018 10:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 18.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.405°S / 116.829°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Rinjani (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NE of Labuan Lombok (pop: 10,000)
66 km (41 mi) W of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700)
70 km (43 mi) NE of Praya (pop: 35,200)
81 km (50 mi) NE of Mataram (pop: 318,700)
179 km (111 mi) E of Denpasar (pop: 834,900)
1128 km (701 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 21 Dec 10:43 UTCM 5.4 / 18.4 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
Fri, 21 Dec 10:43 UTCM 5.1 / 15 kmLOMBOK REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
21/12/2018 17:43:55 WIB (21 Dec 10:43:55 UTC)M 5.2 / 10 kmLombok Utara (5 MMI)BMKG
2018-12-21 18:43:55 +08:00 (21 Dec 10:43:55 UTC)M 5.1 / 10 km- 11km ENE of Sambelia, IndonesiaUSGS

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amed, bali (130.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ahmed, Bali / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was at dinner and table and hut roof of restaurant was swaying back and forth
85.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
58.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Gili meno / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Amed Bali / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Amed Bali Quite scary
67.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt it for 5-6 seconds when I was doing maghrib praying, I was doubt it was an earthquake 'till i saw the notice (reported through our app)
Lombok / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
85.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Gili trawangan (87.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
40.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
42.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Amed (126.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Gili Air / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Candidasa, Bali / Weak shaking (MMI III) : First time experience. Lying in the bed. Not certain, but enough to be scared.
Ubud / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Selang beach Amed / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There was movement of 2nd floor building. Light shaking. Last a few seconds only.
Bali, Sidemen / Weak shaking (MMI III)
190.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
87.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
32.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
60.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
66.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Amed / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The bed started shaking and my toddler started to cry
82.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
84.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Gili Air / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Windows and doors rattled for a short duration (estimated 10-15 seconds). Felt indoors but friend outdoors did not notice.
21.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Mobil dan motor yg di parkir bergoyang, rumah berbunyi, bbrp detik (reported through our app)
21.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Kopang, lombok tengah (56.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it. Moderate shaking, everybody s running out from home. Scream and crying baby brought by his mother. Suprised, after ling long time again get shoked. (reported through our app)
78 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Magelang / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : too smooth
Karang sidemen batukliang utara loteng (60.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
79.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mataram (78.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Gili Air North Lombok (82 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Selong (41.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
84.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
34.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Masyarakat berlarian keluar goyang kuat sekali (reported through our app)
Seminyak / Light shaking (MMI IV)
82.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Lombok Barat (79.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quite big shake (reported through our app)
kuta beachwalk (124.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : je fesait les boutiques a beatchwolke et sa a trembler (reported through our app)
85.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : shocking and run outside (reported through our app)
SENGGIGI KFC (86.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
39.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
138.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
70.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
85 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Amed Bali / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
84 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
86.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Chair moving slightly (reported through our app)
Kuta bali / Weak shaking (MMI III) : In room 3rd floor of hotel Kuta beach. Light shaking
Sekontong / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Gili Air / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Selong, Lombok Timur (42.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
131.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
75.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Gili Trawangan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
49.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rarat dari kamar mandi (reported through our app)
87.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Gili Trawangan North Lombok Indonesia (110.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Selong, lombok timur region / Light shaking (MMI IV)
32.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
83.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
152.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kuta, Lombok (81.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Amed (130.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ubud, bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
83.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
169.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Amed (131.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
37.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
76.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
173 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Had a premonition of a quake then turned and saw windows and ceiling fan shaking on the second floor of my place in ubud. Didn't feel it physically. Would have been easily missed. (reported through our app)
Gili Trawangan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : A mild tremor felt by all
gili trawangan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : very short very weak. like a thunder
87.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
172.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
84 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
82.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kuta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
42.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Berguncang sebentar (reported through our app)
139.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quick sudden jolt felt on ground level. Windows rattled. (reported through our app)
Mataram mall (80.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
83.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
184.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Katiklantang, Ubud, Bali (173.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Sitting inside the house I didn't feel it. (reported through our app)
85.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
67 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kuta Utara (Indonesia, 184 km W of epicenter) : Light and very quick, not felt by everyone. (reported through EMSC)
Sekarbela (Indonesia, 83 km W of epicenter) : Teresa gempanya kaget juga sih walaupun sebentar (reported through EMSC)
Pringgasela (Indonesia, 45 km SW of epicenter) : Tinjot kembelas (reported through EMSC)
Ampenan (Indonesia, 83 km W of epicenter) : Begerik (reported through EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia, 80 km W of epicenter) : Terasa tdk keras sbentar sja. (reported through EMSC)
Kuta (Indonesia, 183 km W of epicenter) : Very destructive in seminyak many buildings destroyed (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 83 km SW of epicenter) : Terasa sekali di goyang (reported through EMSC)
Kediri (Indonesia, 81 km SW of epicenter) : Terasa lombok barat (reported through EMSC)
Selaparang (Indonesia, 81 km W of epicenter) : Lumayan besar. Pot besar tanaman bergerak (reported through EMSC)
Kuripan (Indonesia, 79 km SW of epicenter) : Gentle shake about 5-6 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 47 km SW of epicenter) : I was lying in bed and it felt like someone was shaking the bed (reported through EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia, 45 km SW of epicenter) : T. T (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 41 km W of epicenter) : Luamayan trasa bget getaran nya (reported through EMSC)
Kuta (Indonesia, 181 km W of epicenter) : Felt slight shaking at Denpasar, Bali (reported through EMSC)
Denpasar Barat (Indonesia, 176 km W of epicenter) : Alarm shake (reported through EMSC)
Denpasar Selatan (Indonesia, 174 km W of epicenter) : My wife felt it a bit shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 168 km W of epicenter) : Slightly felt in Ubud (reported through EMSC)
Tampaksiring (Indonesia, 163 km W of epicenter) : little and short (reported through EMSC)
Tegallalang (Indonesia, 161 km W of epicenter) : Short. Mild (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 125 km W of epicenter) : Sharp wobble and then nothing (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 125 km W of epicenter) : No. We felt it. The bed was shaking and the doors started to shake. People started screaming. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 123 km W of epicenter) : Amed (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 86 km SW of epicenter) : Saya dikuta tidak merasakan gempa (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 86 km SW of epicenter) : Felt in kuta Lombok (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 84 km SW of epicenter) : Lumayan (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 83 km SW of epicenter) : Kerasa (reported through EMSC)
Batu Layar (Indonesia, 82 km W of epicenter) : Very short and very mild, building shook noticeably but gently for 2 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 82 km SW of epicenter) : Terasa kecil d Mataram (reported through EMSC)
Sekarbela (Indonesia, 81 km SW of epicenter) : Wajib lagi jaga gempa...akhirnya td lari larian sm pasien (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 81 km SW of epicenter) : Terasa di Mataram Lombok (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 81 km SW of epicenter) : Saya tidak merasakan tapi banyak orang yang merasakan jadi ay tidak apa apa (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 81 km SW of epicenter) : Gempa (reported through EMSC)
Mataram (Indonesia, 81 km SW of epicenter) : Mataram 15 second shake. Hospital evacuated as precaution (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 80 km SW of epicenter) : Minor shake (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 80 km SW of epicenter) : Saya di atas kendaraan tadi, tidak merasakan gempa. :) (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 80 km SW of epicenter) : Fill 3 - 4 sec (reported through EMSC)
Mataram (Indonesia, 80 km SW of epicenter) : Shaking about few seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 80 km SW of epicenter) : a litle bit shake (reported through EMSC)
Pemenang (Indonesia, 79 km W of epicenter) : Short but strong (reported through EMSC)
Pemenang (Indonesia, 79 km W of epicenter) : Felt it on Gili Trawangan. (reported through EMSC)
Mataram (Indonesia, 79 km SW of epicenter) : Sedikit berasa (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 78 km W of epicenter) : Bien senti sur Gili Meno (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 77 km SW of epicenter) : Small in mataram (reported through EMSC)
Praya Barat (Indonesia, 76 km SW of epicenter) : Aman (reported through EMSC)
Cakranegara (Indonesia, 76 km SW of epicenter) : Gempaaaas (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 75 km SW of epicenter) : abi, luna, amir, bos mad seperti didorong dorong (reported through EMSC)
Pemenang (Indonesia, 75 km W of epicenter) : Gili Air (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 68 km W of epicenter) : Goyang goyang di tanjung (reported through EMSC)
Batukliang (Indonesia, 62 km SW of epicenter) : Bergetar (reported through EMSC)
Tanjungluar (Indonesia, 61 km SW of epicenter) : terasa lumayan keras (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Gempa lagi (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Teros labuhan haji Lombok timur (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Terasa tp sebentar (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 52 km S of epicenter) : Sumbawa barat (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 50 km SW of epicenter) : TERASA BANGET (reported through EMSC)
Pancor (Indonesia, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Lantai 4 Kantor Bupati Lotim terasa bergoyang (reported through EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia, 49 km SW of epicenter) : Shocking (reported through EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia, 48 km SW of epicenter) : At selong lombok. Small shakinh. 3-4 secs only. (reported through EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia, 48 km SW of epicenter) : Gentle shaking for 2-3 secs (reported through EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia, 48 km SW of epicenter) : strong (reported through EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia, 48 km SW of epicenter) : Bgrik (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 48 km SW of epicenter) : Ntappp (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 47 km SW of epicenter) : Menakutkan (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 42 km SW of epicenter) : Pretty strong (reported through EMSC)
Praya (Indonesia, 41 km SW of epicenter) : Bergerak kencang (reported through EMSC)
Aikmel (Indonesia, 41 km SW of epicenter) : Astaghfirullah gempanya terasa sekali di Lombok Timur !!! (reported through EMSC)
Bayan (Indonesia, 38 km W of epicenter) : Tinjot kmlas pemirsah (reported through EMSC)
Pringgabaya (Indonesia, 35 km SW of epicenter) : Masjid batuyang terasa bergetar (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, 21 Dec 2018 10:43

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 12 Feb 2019 10:05 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Feb 2019 20:58 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Jan 2019 19:24 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Jan 2019 08:32 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Jan 2019 17:59 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Jan 2019 07:17 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2018 12:22 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Friday, 21 December 2018

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