Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 153 km south of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 12:42 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 153 km south of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 12:42 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Jul 12:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Jul 29 12:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7.
Jul 29 13:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6.
Jul 29 13:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 50.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 50.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 29 Jul 2019 12:42:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.85°S / 118.06°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tambora (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
153 km (95 mi) SSW of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSW of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) ESE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) W of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) SW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ESE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) WSW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) ESE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1299 km (807 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) S of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SE of Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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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M 5.010 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.860 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.862 km112km WSW of Kawangohari, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.658 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (7)

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Seminyak / not felt
Kuta / not felt
Tuban Bali (341.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ubud (346 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Mataram (251.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
188.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kuta (Indonesia, 340 km W of epicenter) : Light short shake (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, 153 km south of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 29 July 2019 12:42 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 08 Sep 2019 08:01 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 08 Aug 2019 12:48 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 153 km south of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 12:42 (GMT)

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