Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 8 October 1977 at 18:59 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 8 October 1977 at 18:59 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 8 Oct 1977 06:59:47 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.963°S / 117.428°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sangenges (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Umapoke (West Nusa Tenggara)
163 km (102 mi) S of Sumbawa Besar (Kabupaten Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara Barat) (pop: 52,700)
189 km (117 mi) SE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, Nusa Tenggara Barat) (pop: 35,200)
195 km (121 mi) SW of Dompu (Nusa Tenggara Barat) (pop: 49,000)
210 km (131 mi) SE of Mataram (Qada Diwaniya, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 318,700)
220 km (137 mi) SW of Bima (Nusa Tenggara Barat) (pop: 67,000)
283 km (176 mi) ESE of Denpasar (Bali) (pop: 834,900)
1237 km (769 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.233 kmSumbawa region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, 8 October 18:59 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (10 quakes):
  • 19 Nov 1977 17:33 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Nov 1977 16:02 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Oct 1977 23:13 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Oct 1977 02:04 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 1977 16:57 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 1977 12:16 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 1977 10:03 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Oct 1977 00:54 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13011 km (8085 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 08 Oct 1977 19:30 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Saturday, 8 October 1977 at 18:59 (GMT)
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