Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 October 1977 at 02:04 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 October 1977 at 02:04 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 11 Oct 1977 02:04:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.992°S / 117.465°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sangenges (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Garantah (West Nusa Tenggara)
167 km (104 mi) S of Sumbawa Besar (East Godavari, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 52,700)
194 km (121 mi) SE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, Nusa Tenggara Barat) (pop: 35,200)
195 km (121 mi) SW of Dompu (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 49,000)
216 km (134 mi) SE of Mataram (Qada Diwaniya, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 318,700)
220 km (136 mi) SW of Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 67,000)
288 km (179 mi) ESE of Denpasar (Bali) (pop: 834,900)
1242 km (772 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.133 kmSumbawa region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, 11 October 02:04 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 19 Nov 1977 17:33 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Nov 1977 16:02 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Oct 1977 23:13 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 October 1977 at 02:04 (GMT)
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