Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 305 km southwest of Waingapu, Kabupaten Sumba Timur, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Saturday, 21 Nov 2020 10:33 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 305 km southwest of Waingapu, Kabupaten Sumba Timur, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia, on Saturday, 21 Nov 2020 10:33 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Nov 15:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 57 minutes.
26 Nov 02:05: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 21 Nov 2020 14:33:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 21 Nov 2020 10:33 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.52°S / 118.22°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
305 km (189 mi) SW of Waingapu (East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) S of Dompu (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) S of Bima (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) SSE of Sumbawa Besar (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) SE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) SSW of Labuan Bajo (East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) SE of Mataram (West Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (285 mi) SE of Denpasar (Bali) (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) SW of Ende (East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 77,200) --> See nearby quakes!
511 km (318 mi) SE of Singaraja (Bali) (pop: 133,800) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) SW of Pulau Sumba Island (pop: 686,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.610 kmSouth of Sumbawa, IndonesiaBMKG
4.610 kmSOUTH OF SUMBAWA, INDONESIAEMSC

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