Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Flores Sea, 41 km north of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 7 January 2019 at 03:48 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Flores Sea, 41 km north of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 7 January 2019 at 03:48 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 45 km depth

7 Jan 04:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Jan 2019 03:48:31 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.13°S / 119.87°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wai Sano (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) N of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NE of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) ENE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ENE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) WNW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) W of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) E of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) S of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) WNW of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) N of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.945 kmFLORES REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
5.010 kmBima (3 MMI)BMKG
4.728 km- 23km NNW of Bolengpulau, IndonesiaUSGS

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Mataram (413.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
47.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 2 short shakes. (reported through our app)  
Sumbawa (272 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
44 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
39.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Hear loud bang like dump truck door slamming and then fel small shaked followed by larger ones rattling the house windows. Short duration (reported through our app)  
labuan bajo (40.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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