Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 22 km southwest of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 1:42 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 22 km southwest of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 1:42 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 107 km depth

17 Feb 17:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Update Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 17:54
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.4 just reported 22 km southwest of Dompu, Indonesia
4.4 quake 18 Feb 1:42 am (GMT +8)
4.4 quake 18 Feb 1:42 am (GMT +8)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Indonesia near Dompu, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Thursday 18 February 2021 at 1:42 am local time at an intermediate depth of 107 km. 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 22 km from the epicenter, Bima (pop. 67,000) 48 km away, and Sumbawa Besar (pop. 52,700) 107 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 17 Feb 2021 17:42:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 18 Feb 2021 1:42 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.71°S / 118.37°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tambora (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) ESE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) W of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) W of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) E of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) WNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) E of Mataram-Lombok (pop: 318,700) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (215 mi) E of Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (257 mi) SSW of Makassar (pop: 1,321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.1°C (77 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
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.
4.4107 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG
4.3134 km19 Km WSW of Dompu, IndonesiaUSGS

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