Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - 90 km south of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Tuesday, May 9, 1922 at 13:50 GMT
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Aftershocks | Earlier quakes here | Quakes in Indonesia | West Nusa Tenggara | East Nusa Tenggara | Bali
Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.272°S / 118.683°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 9.272°N / 61.317°W
Nearest volcano: Doro Saboke (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SW of Labuanbajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ESE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WSW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) ESE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) ESE of Matalam (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) W of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) E of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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.
|7.0||35 km||Sumbawa region, Indonesia||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quake)
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.