Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 24 km south of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 29 Jan 2021 11:33 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 24 km south of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 29 Jan 2021 11:33 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 110 km depth

29 Jan 03:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
29 Jan 03:45: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 110.0 to 107.0 km (from 68 to 66 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards E.
29 Jan 15:20: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 107.0 to 110.0 km (from 66 to 68 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.5 km (2.8 mi) towards ESE.
Update Fri, 29 Jan 2021, 03:45
Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake 25 km southwest of Dompu, Indonesia
4.4 quake 29 Jan 11:33 am (GMT +8)
4.4 quake 29 Jan 11:33 am (GMT +8)
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Dompu, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Friday 29 January 2021 at 11:33 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 110 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake 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 25 km from the epicenter, Bima (pop. 67,000) 52 km away, and Sumbawa Besar (pop. 52,700) 105 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 29 Jan 2021 03:33:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 29 Jan 2021 11:33 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.74°S / 118.39°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tambora (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) ESE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) W of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) W of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) E of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) E of Mataram-Lombok (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) E of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (258 mi) SSW of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) E of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NW
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

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4.4110 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG

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