Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 391 km southeast of Mataram, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 Jan 2019 4:49 am (GMT +0)

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 391 km southeast of Mataram, Indonesia, on Thursday, 3 Jan 2019 4:49 am (GMT +0)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 0 km depth

3 Jan 04:58 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Jan 2019 04:49:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 3 Jan 2019 4:49 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.465°S / 118.169°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
305 km (189 mi) SW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) S of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) S of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SSE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) SE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) SSW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) SE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 mi) SE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
481 km (299 mi) SW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 mi) SE of Singaraja (pop: 133,800) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) SW of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) SE of Bali Island (pop: 4,225,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.1kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaGeoAu
4.638 kmSOUTH OF SUMBAWA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.638 km- 224km SSW of Panenggoede, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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Bali (448.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Kuta Lombok NTB (353.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Brcause Im from New Zealand and been through some Chch quakes and been in Lombok for the 2017 big shakes. I am probably more sensitive. It was incredinly light in Kuta Lombok,... but I could just feel an unusual light movement and thought, I must check to see if that was a little shake..only just felt a very light movement. (reported through our app)  
391.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
448.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 07 Jan 2019 19:03 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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