Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
8-16 May 2021: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Friday, 17 April 2020

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Friday, 17 April 2020
17 Apr 06:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 17 April 2020 06:39 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.37°S / 116.04°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Punikan (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) S of Gili Trawangan (pop: 1,500)
3 km (2 mi) SW of Gili Meno (pop: 500)
5 km (3 mi) SW of Gili Air (pop: 1,800)
25 km (16 mi) NW of Mataram (pop: 318,700)
96 km (60 mi) NE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900)
1042 km (648 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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
Fri, 17 Apr 06:39 UTCM 4.3 / 10 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG
Fri, 17 Apr 06:39 UTCM 4.3 / 10 kmLombok Region, IndonesiaEMSC

User reports for this quake (11)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
Gili Trawangan (2.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Gili Trawangan (1.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
42.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 687 km NE of epicenter) : Approx 2:40pm. Moderate shaking for around 20 sec (reported through EMSC)
Mataram (Indonesia, 26 km S of epicenter) : Not felt. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 58 km W of epicenter) : Soft shaking felt on first floor in tulamben area (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 41 km W of epicenter) : Just heard the noise in the windows frame of house. Bengle, Bunutan, Amed (reported through EMSC)
Mataram (Indonesia, 26 km S of epicenter) : Dun feel anything (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 26 km S of epicenter) : Didn't feel anything (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 2 km NW of epicenter) : Fue muy rapido pero fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Pemenang (Indonesia, 2 km N of epicenter) : Gili Trawangan (reported through EMSC)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Friday, 17 April 2020

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.