Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Départs garantis:
Au moment, nous n'avons pas de départ de groupe.
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Saturday, 12 September 2020

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Saturday, 12 September 2020
12 Sep 15:20 UTC: Premier à signaler: BMKG après 9 minutes.
12 Sep 15:25: Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.5 km (2.2 mi) au SSE.
... [show all] ...
18 Sep 03:11: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: BMKG
Date & time: Saturday, 12 September 2020 15:11 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.33°S / 116.28°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Rinjani (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km E de Gili Air (pop: 1,800)
25 km E de Gili Meno (pop: 500)
27 km E de Gili Trawangan (pop: 1,500)
33 km NE de Mataram (pop: 318,700)
122 km NE de Denpasar (pop: 834,900)
1067 km SE de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 12 Sep 15:11 UTCM 4.4 / 11 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG
Sat, 12 Sep 15:11 UTCM 4.4 / 12 kmLombok Region, IndonesiaEMSC
Sat, 12 Sep 15:11 UTCM 4.4 / 11 kmSumbawa Region, IndonesiaBMKG

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara (36.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt (reported through our app)
31 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Batu Layar (33.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
39.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Selong Belanak / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Doors rattled for short time
Gili Air / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Mataram / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Gili Trawangan, North Lombok / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Tanjung Indonesia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Banjar Pemangkalan (Indonesia, 122 km W of epicenter) : Kerobokan, Bali. Didn't feel quake, but surprised that alarm goes off 29 minutes.... Later...Not really helpful in case of possible tsunami, is it? (reported through EMSC)
Biaslantang Kaler (Indonesia, 71 km W of epicenter) : Secousse pas forte mais sur plusieurs secondes (reported through EMSC)
Semayan (Indonesia, 42 km S of epicenter) : Embung Muncan sibuk ngepush. Ndek araq idap. Alhamdulillah hehe (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 41 km S of epicenter) : Shaking (reported through EMSC)
Praya (Indonesia, 40 km S of epicenter) : Tempat tidur spt terdorong (reported through EMSC)
Gili Trawangan (Indonesia, 26 km W of epicenter) : Two shakes on Gili Travangan. Small first one and strong 2 second second one (reported through EMSC)
Karangsubagan (Indonesia, 20 km W of epicenter) : Base Gili Air (reported through EMSC)
Pemenang (Indonesia, 20 km W of epicenter) : short but sure (reported through EMSC)
Batutulis (Indonesia, 39 km S of epicenter) : Jelantik jonggat (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 34 km SW of epicenter) : Getarannya sampai 2 kali (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 34 km SW of epicenter) : Saya merasakan dan kawatir skali (reported through EMSC)
Sintung Timur (Indonesia, 30 km S of epicenter) : Dirasakan (reported through EMSC)
Senggigi (Indonesia, 30 km SW of epicenter) : Felt but no damage (reported through EMSC)
Tetebatu (Indonesia, 29 km SE of epicenter) : Strong shake... Again (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 28 km S of epicenter) : Kaget saya kita badan yang bergetar (reported through EMSC)
Gili Trawangan (Indonesia, 26 km W of epicenter) : Gili Trawangan (reported through EMSC)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Saturday, 12 September 2020

Map of earlier quakes

Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyright: VolcanoDiscovery ou autres sources indiquées.
Utilisation des documents: Les textes, les images et les vidéos de ce site internet sont protégées par copyright. Toute reproduction et tout usage sans accord préalable ne sont pas autorisés. Si vous désirez acquérir pour certains documents (photos, vidéos, textes ou autres) le droit de reproduction, d'édition et, plus généralement, de toute utilisation destinée à un usage public, qu'elle soit commerciale ou pas, vous êtes priés de nous contacter.