Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 78 km west of Waingapu, Kabupaten Sumba Timur, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 01:55 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 78 km west of Waingapu, Kabupaten Sumba Timur, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 01:55 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 59 km depth

8 Oct 11:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 hours.
8 Oct 23:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 61.0 to 59.0 km (from 38 to 37 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.5 km (1.5 mi) towards WSW.
12 Oct 01:17: Now using data updates from BMKG
13 Oct 15:00: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 8 Oct 2020 01:55:13 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.74°S / 119.56°E (East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Wai Sano (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) W of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) S of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSE of Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SE of Dompu (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) WSW of Ende (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) ESE of Sumbawa Besar (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) ESE of Mataram (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1454 km (904 mi) ESE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.859 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaBMKG
M 3.859 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaBMKG
M 3.859 kmSumba Region, IndonesiaBMKG

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Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 78 km west of Waingapu, Kabupaten Sumba Timur, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 01:55 (GMT)
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