Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 386 km south of Mataram, Indonesia, on Thursday, 9 Jan 2020 2:39 pm (GMT +0) -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 386 km south of Mataram, Indonesia, on Thursday, 9 Jan 2020 2:39 pm (GMT +0)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 536 km depth

9 Jan 14:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Jan 9 14:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 657.0 to 536.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Jan 2020 14:39:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 9 Jan 2020 2:39 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 536.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.88°S / 117.21°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
368 km (229 mi) SSE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (235 mi) S of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) SSE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) SSW of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) SSW of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) SSE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
477 km (296 mi) SW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
478 km (297 mi) SSE of Banjar (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
479 km (298 mi) SSE of Singaraja (pop: 133,800) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) SE of Banyuwangi (pop: 108,200) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) SSW of Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) SSE of Bali Island (pop: 4,225,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.2536 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaBMKG

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Java / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : around 1100AM.  
414.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : WayanJC (reported through our app)  
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