Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 79 km northeast of Labuan Bajo, Kabupaten Manggarai Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 October 2020 at 00:27 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 79 km northeast of Labuan Bajo, Kabupaten Manggarai Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Monday, 5 October 2020 at 00:27 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Oct 00:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 23 minutes.
5 Oct 11:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 18.0 to 10.0 km (from 11.2 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards WNW.
8 Oct 18:41: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 5 Oct 2020 00:27:20 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.11°S / 120.49°E (Flores Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Ranakah (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) N of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WNW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) N of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) WNW of Maumere (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ENE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) SSE of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) WNW of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) E of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NW of Flores Island (pop: 1,831,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 27.3°C (81 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.210 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.118 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.210 kmFlores Region, IndonesiaBMKG

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