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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia on Wednesday, 23 January 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.4 quake: Sumba Region, Indonesia, 22 Jan 2019 05h10, which had occurred 1 day 6 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia on Wednesday, 23 January 2019
23 Jan 11:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jan 23 11:47: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Date & time: Wednesday, 23 January 2019 11:39 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.35°S / 118.83°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
175 km (109 mi) SW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800)
1397 km (868 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 23 Jan 11:39 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaGFZ
Wed, 23 Jan 11:39 UTCM 5.7 / 30 kmSOUTH OF SUMBAWA, INDONESIAEMSC
Wed, 23 Jan 11:39 UTCM 5.7 / 30 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaGeoAu
Wed, 23 Jan 11:39 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmBima (3 MMI)BMKG
Wed, 23 Jan 11:39 UTCM 5.5 / 15.3 km- 70km SSW of Kahale, IndonesiaUSGS

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Hong Kong china / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : i felt it
440.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Mataram (352.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
359.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Gerung (349.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Mataram katanya goyang air bak mandi (reported through our app)
359.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia on Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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