Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 16 km northeast of Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 11 Jan 2021 6:40 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 16 km northeast of Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Monday, 11 Jan 2021 6:40 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

10 Jan 22:45 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 5 minutes.
10 Jan 22:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8. Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (1.9 mi) towards SW.
10 Jan 22:55: Epicenter location corrected by 22 km (14 mi) towards N.
Update Sun, 10 Jan 2021, 22:51
Light 4.8 quake hits near Mataram, Lombok, Indonesia
4.8 quake 11 Jan 6:40 am (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 11 Jan 6:40 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Mataram, Lombok, Indonesia, was reported only 11 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 Monday 11 January 2021 at 6:40 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 4.7.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Mataram (pop. 318,700) located 12 km from the epicenter, Gili Air (pop. 1,800) 20 km away, Gili Meno (pop. 500) 22 km away, Gili Trawangan (pop. 1,500) 24 km away, Praya (pop. 35,200) 24 km away, and Lembar (pop. 10,000) 28 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Labuan Lombok (pop. 10,000) located 52 km from the epicenter, Labuan Lombok (pop. 10,000) 52 km away, and Karangasem (pop. 31,900) 63 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 10 Jan 2021 22:40:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 11 Jan 2021 6:40 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.3°S / 116.22°E (West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Rinjani (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Gili Air (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Mataram-Lombok (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNE of Lembar (Kabupaten Lombok Barat) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) ENE of Amlapura (Bali) (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) ENE of Karangasem (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Bedugul (Bali) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Klungkung (Bali) (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) ESE of Surabaya (East Java) (pop: 2,374,700) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) SW of Makassar (South Sulawesi) (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Mist 24°C (75 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.810 km- 13 km ENE of Gili Air, IndonesiaBMKG
4.519 kmLOMBOK REGION, INDONESIAEMSC
4.633 km15 Km ENE of Gili Air, IndonesiaUSGS
4.815 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (21)

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Gili Trawangan (20.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Cupboard doors were shaking for a few seconds. Objects fallen from desk and TV shaking. Room looked like it was moving. | One user found this interesting.  
Gili Trawangan (21.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : There was the noise of an earthquake first and then I felt the room shake as the noise got louder. It woke me up but some of my friends slept through it.  
Ubud, Bali (108 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I was sitting in bed in the second floor when I felt two, strong shakes but then nothing else.  
Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara (16.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Denpasar, Bali (117.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Panjer Denpasar, Bali didn't felt (reported through our app)  
Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (29.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
near Praya, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (63.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Gili Air (16.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Gili Trawangan (20.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 5 second earthquake  
Bunutan, Bali (59.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : It was strange. Because only the top of house made like noise. But thr diors, windows... No move. (reported through our app)  
Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara (16.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Gili Trawangan (20.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gili Air (16.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Amed Bali (64.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Gili trawangan (20.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
near Mataram-Lombok, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara (28.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Gili air (16.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Gili Trawangan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
Badung, Bali / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction)
Mataram / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gili Trawangan, North Lombok / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
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