Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Selat Sumba, 79 km south of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 Apr 2021 4:00 pm (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Selat Sumba, 79 km south of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Friday, 9 Apr 2021 4:00 pm (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Apr 08:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Apr 2021 08:00:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 9 Apr 2021 4:00 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.15°S / 118.91°E (Selat Sumba, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Bima (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Komodo (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Labuan Bajo (pop: 188,700) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WNW of Waingapu (pop: 48,800) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) ESE of Pototano (Kabupaten Sumbawa) (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ESE of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) WSW of Ruteng (Kabupaten Manggarai) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) ESE of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.910 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG
2.910 kmSUMBAWA REGION, INDONESIAEMSC

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