Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 292 km southwest of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 22:31 (GMT) -

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 292 km southwest of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 22:31 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Jan 22:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jan 6 22:47: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2020 22:31:53 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.5°S / 118.36°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
292 km (182 mi) SW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) S of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (212 mi) S of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) SSE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) SSW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) SE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) SW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) SE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
520 km (323 mi) SE of Singaraja (pop: 133,800) --> See nearby quakes!
523 km (325 mi) SE of Banjar (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (166 mi) SW of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (317 mi) SE of Bali Island (pop: 4,225,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.210 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaGFZ
5.210 kmSouth Of Sumbawa, IndonesiaEMSC
5.218 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaBMKG
5.210 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.210 km199km SSW of Kahale, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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Sanur / not felt
462.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
kupang / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : it was trembling so much.  
475.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 02 Feb 2020 21:42 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Feb 2020 02:36 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 31 Jan 2020 15:30 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 14 Jan 2020 11:03 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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