Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 19 km southwest of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021 3:37 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 19 km southwest of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021 3:37 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 105 km depth

17 Mar 07:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 12 minutes.
Update Wed, 17 Mar 2021, 07:54
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 19 km southwest of Dompu, Indonesia
4.2 quake 17 Mar 3:37 pm (GMT +8)
4.2 quake 17 Mar 3:37 pm (GMT +8)
An intermediate magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early afternoon near Dompu, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.
According to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the quake hit on Wednesday 17 March 2021 at 3:37 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 105 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Dompu (pop. 49,000) located 19 km from the epicenter, and Bima (pop. 67,000) 45 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 17 Mar 2021 07:37:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021 3:37 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 105.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.69°S / 118.39°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tambora (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) E of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) W of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) W of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 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!
250 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!
410 km (255 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 28.9°C (84 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.2105 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG

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