Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 37 km west of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at 18:56 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 37 km west of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at 18:56 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 75 km depth

9 Jan 19:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jan 9 19:03: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 56.0 to 75.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Jan 2019 18:56:31 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.54°S / 119.95°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wai Sano (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) WSW of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) ESE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1490 km (926 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.075 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.080 km SUMBA REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
M 5.269 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
M 5.082 km- 4km SE of Napu, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.280 kmWaingapu (3 MMI)BMKG

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105.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
36.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Utan (Indonesia, 334 km W of epicenter) : Woke us up. Lasted a couple seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 112 km NW of epicenter) : Strong quick shaking, woke up (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 37 km west of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at 18:56 (GMT)
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