Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021 5:33 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021 5:33 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Jan 21:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
18 Jan 21:45: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 21.0 km (from 6.2 to 13 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards NE.
19 Jan 08:30: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 21.0 to 10.0 km (from 13 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 14 km (8.7 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: 18 Jan 2021 21:33:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021 5:33 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.37°S / 117.8°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
323 km (200 mi) S of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) SSW of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) SW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) SSW of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (212 mi) SSE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) SSE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) SW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) SE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (291 mi) SE of Singaraja (pop: 133,800) --> See nearby quakes!
582 km (362 mi) SE of Situbondo (pop: 600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from W
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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

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