Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Bali Sea, 81 km east of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 10:43 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Bali Sea, 81 km east of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 10:43 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 18 km depth

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: Dec 21, 2018 10:43:56 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 18.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.405°S / 116.829°E (Bali Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 8.405°N / 63.171°W
Nearest volcano: Rinjani (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Labuan Lombok (Kabupaten Lombok Timur) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Labuan Lombok (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) ENE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Pototano (Kabupaten Sumbawa) (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Matalam (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ENE of Lembar (Kabupaten Lombok Barat) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) E of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) E of Singaraja (pop: 133,800) --> See nearby quakes!
462 km (287 mi) SW of Macassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) ENE of Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) E of Bali Island (pop: 4,225,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.418 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
4.910 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGFZ
5.115 km LOMBOK REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
5.210 kmLombok Utara (5 MMI)BMKG
5.110 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  
Gili Trawangan (85.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Sumbawa Besar, ID.17.Sumbawa (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (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  
Sumbawa Besar, ID.17.Sumbawa (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (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)
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (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)
near Labuan Lombok (40.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
near Labuan Lombok (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)
Singaraja, Bali (190.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Gili Trawangan (87.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
near Labuan Lombok (32.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
28 km of Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara (60.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Sumbawa Besar, ID.17.Sumbawa (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (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  
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (82.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (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.  
Labuan Lombok (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)  
Labuan Lombok (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)  
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (78 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Feb 12, 2019 10:05
3 years ago - felt
4.6

15 km
Bali Sea, 82 km E of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Feb 2, 2019 20:58
3 years ago
4.1

14 km
Bali Sea, 69 km W of Sumbawa Besar, IndonesiaMore
Jan 26, 2019 19:24
3 years ago
3.2

10 km
60 km NE of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Jan 24, 2019 08:32
3 years ago
3.7

10 km
Bali Sea, 79 km NE of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Jan 23, 2019 17:59
3 years ago - felt
4.4

23 km
Bali Sea, 12 km NW of Pulau Saringi Island, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore
Jan 13, 2019 07:17
3 years ago
3.3

10 km
Pulau Saringi, 54 km W of Sumbawa Besar, IndonesiaMore
Dec 26, 2018 12:22
3 years ago - felt
4.9

10 km
Bali Sea, 88 km NE of Matalam, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaMore

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