Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 9 October 1977 at 00:54 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Sunday, 9 October 1977 at 00:54 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 9 Oct 1977 12:54:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.945°S / 117.493°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tarowa (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) SSE of Garantah (West Nusa Tenggara)
162 km (100 mi) S of Sumbawa Besar (East Godavari, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 52,700)
189 km (118 mi) SW of Dompu (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 49,000)
192 km (120 mi) SE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, Nusa Tenggara Barat) (pop: 35,200)
214 km (133 mi) SW of Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 67,000)
214 km (133 mi) SE of Mataram (Qada Diwaniya, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 318,700)
288 km (179 mi) ESE of Denpasar (Bali) (pop: 834,900)
1244 km (773 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.933 kmSumbawa region, IndonesiaUSGS
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