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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Sunday, 19 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Sunday, 19 May 2019
19 May 06:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
May 19 06:29: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Date & time: Sunday, 19 May 2019 06:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.21°S / 119.19°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wai Sano (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
133 km (83 mi) SW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800)
183 km (114 mi) S of Komodo (pop: 2,000)
1429 km (888 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [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
Sun, 19 May 06:16 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGFZ
Sun, 19 May 06:16 UTCM 5.2Sumba Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
19/05/2019 13:16:08 WIB (19 May 06:16:08 UTC)M 5.0 / 10 kmLamboya Barat (2 MMI) (Indonesia)BMKG
2019-05-19 14:16:07 +08:00 (19 May 06:16:07 UTC)M 5.1 / 12.8 km65km S of Bogorawatu, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Sumba Region, Indonesia, 19 May 2019 06:16

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 13 Jul 2019 15:23 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Jul 2019 15:41 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 09 Jul 2019 15:18 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sumba Region, Indonesia on Sunday, 19 May 2019

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