Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 141 km south of Bima, Bima City, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 8 August 2020 at 10:45 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 141 km south of Bima, Bima City, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 8 August 2020 at 10:45 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Aug 10:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Aug 8 11:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Aug 8 12:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Date & time: 8 Aug 2020 10:45:50 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.71°S / 118.93°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
139 km (86 mi) SSW of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) S of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) W of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) WSW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
424 km (264 mi) ESE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1387 km (862 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) W of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) ESE of Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) W of Pulau Watusipu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.410 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGFZ
M 5.452 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaEMSC
M 5.210 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG
M 5.310 km143 km W of Waingapu, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.410 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Ruteng / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was lying down on bed, and relize that the bed was shaking for few seconds.
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Indian Ocean, 141 km south of Bima, Bima City, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 8 August 2020 10:45 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (132 quakes):
  • 02 Oct 2020 22:32 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 22:32 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 20:24 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 20:00 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 20:00 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 13:39 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 04:38 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 01 Oct 2020 05:09 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Sep 2020 18:38 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Sep 2020 09:17 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Sep 2020 05:52 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 30 Sep 2020 01:16 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Sep 2020 17:55 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Sep 2020 11:48 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 29 Sep 2020 00:33 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 22 Sep 2020 16:17 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 141 km south of Bima, Bima City, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 8 August 2020 at 10:45 (GMT)
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