Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia, on Saturday, 19 November 1977 at 17:33 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia, on Saturday, 19 November 1977 at 17:33 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 19 Nov 1977 05:33:28 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.125°S / 117.436°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sangenges (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Garantah (West Nusa Tenggara)
182 km (113 mi) S of Sumbawa Besar (East Godavari, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 52,700)
203 km (126 mi) SE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, Nusa Tenggara Barat) (pop: 35,200)
210 km (130 mi) SSW of Dompu (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 49,000)
224 km (139 mi) SE of Mataram (Qada Diwaniya, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 318,700)
233 km (145 mi) SW of Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 67,000)
294 km (182 mi) SE 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 kmsouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaUSGS
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