Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 October 1977 at 23:13 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 October 1977 at 23:13 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 16 Oct 1977 11:13:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.987°S / 117.596°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarowa (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Garantah (West Nusa Tenggara)
167 km (104 mi) S of Sumbawa Besar (East Godavari, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 52,700)
187 km (116 mi) SSW of Dompu (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 49,000)
204 km (127 mi) SE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, Nusa Tenggara Barat) (pop: 35,200)
210 km (131 mi) SW of Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 67,000)
225 km (140 mi) SE of Mataram (Qada Diwaniya, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 318,700)
301 km (187 mi) ESE of Denpasar (Bali) (pop: 834,900)
1256 km (780 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.033 kmSumbawa region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 16 October 1977 at 23:13 (GMT)
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