Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 12 km northwest of Atambua, Kabupaten Belu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Saturday, 8 May 2021 at 07:36 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 54 km depth
8 May 07:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 18 minutes.
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.04°S / 124.81°E (East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sirung (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NW of Atambua (Kabupaten Belu) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Kefamenanu (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Utara) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SW of Maubara (Liquiçá, Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Gleno (Ermera, Timor-Leste) (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Aileu (Timor-Leste) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Delhi (Díli, Timor-Leste) (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNE of Soe (Kabupaten Timor Tengah Selatan) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) WSW of Venilale (Baucau, Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NE of Kupang (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WSW of Baucau (Timor-Leste) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.6||54 km||Timor Region, Indonesia||BMKG|
|2.6||54 km||TIMOR REGION, Indonesia||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.