Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 56 km southeast of Sumbawa Besar, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 2 Dec 2020 2:33 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 56 km southeast of Sumbawa Besar, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 2 Dec 2020 2:33 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Dec 18:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
1 Dec 18:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.6. Epicenter location corrected by 6.8 km (4.2 mi) towards S.
Update Tue, 1 Dec 2020, 18:42
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake 51 km southeast of Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia
4.4 quake 2 Dec 2:33 am (GMT +8)
4.4 quake 2 Dec 2:33 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Sumbawa Besar was reported only 8 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 2.33 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.4 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Sumbawa Besar (pop. 52,700) located 51 km from the epicenter, and Pototano (pop. 5,000) 54 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Dompu (pop. 49,000) located 87 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 1 Dec 2020 18:33:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 2 Dec 2020 2:33 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.89°S / 117.74°E (West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tambora (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Pototano (Kabupaten Sumbawa) (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) E of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) E of Mataram-Lombok (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) E of Amlapura (Bali) (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) E of Karangasem (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) W of Labuan Bajo (East Nusa Tenggara) (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) E of Denpasar (Bali) (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 23.1°C (74 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
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

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.
4.610 km- 56 km SE of Sumbawa Besar, IndonesiaBMKG
4.346 km56 Km SE of Sumbawa Besar, IndonesiaUSGS
4.649 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGFZ

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