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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia, on 28 Sep 11:44 am (GMT +8)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia, on 28 Sep 11:44 am (GMT +8)
28 Sep 04:05 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 20 minutes.
28 Sep 04:15: Now using data updates from BMKG
28 Sep 04:30: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 37.0 km (from 19.9 to 23 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 2020-09-28 03:44:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 28 Sep 11:44 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.55°S / 117.97°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
1358 km (844 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-09-28 03:44:59 UTC
28 Sep 11:44 am (GMT +8)
M 5.2 / 37 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaBMKG
2020-09-28 03:44:54 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaUSGS
2020-09-28 03:44:58 UTCM 4.8 / 40 kmSouth Of Sumbawa, IndonesiaEMSC
2020-09-28 03:44:57 UTCM 5.0 / 24.7 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
442.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
389.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)


Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia, on 28 Sep 11:44 am (GMT +8)
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South of Sumbawa, Indonesia, on 28 Sep 11:44 am (GMT +8)

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