Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 7 October 1977 at 23:23 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 7 October 1977 at 23:23 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 7 Oct 1977 23:23:46 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Profondeur: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.998°S / 117.146°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Sangenges (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
170 km S de Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
173 km SE de Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
194 km SE de Mataram (pop: 318,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
218 km SO de Dompu (pop: 49,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
240 km SE de Amlapura (pop: 31,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
240 km SE de Karangasem (pop: 31,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
244 km SO de Bima (pop: 67,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
252 km SE de Klungkung (pop: 27,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
259 km SE de Denpasar (pop: 834,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
1210 km ESE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.533 kmSumbawa region, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, 7 October 1977 23:23 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 09 Oct 1977 10:03 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Oct 1977 19:30 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Oct 1977 18:08 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Oct 1977 01:58 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 7 October 1977 at 23:23 (GMT)
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