Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 98 km south of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 22 Jan 2021 7:07 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 98 km south of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 22 Jan 2021 7:07 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 11 km depth

21 Jan 23:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Update Thu, 21 Jan 2021, 23:21
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake 98 km south of Dompu, Indonesia
4.4 quake 22 Jan 7:07 am (GMT +8)
4.4 quake 22 Jan 7:07 am (GMT +8)
A shallow magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported in the morning near Dompu, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.
According to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the quake hit on Friday 22 January 2021 at 7:07 am local time at a shallow depth of 11 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Dompu (pop. 49,000) located 98 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 21 Jan 2021 23:07:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 22 Jan 2021 7:07 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.41°S / 118.37°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tambora (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) WSW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) W of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) ESE of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) WSW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) ESE of Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) ESE of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) SSW of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
M 4.411 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG

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