Information about the earthquake: mag of light. Earthquake 4.2 – Indian Ocean, 96 km southeast of Praya, Indonesia, Friday, October 1, 2021 at 10:02 p.m. (GMT +8)

Light 4.2 magnitude earthquake at a depth of 47 km

1 October 14:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
1 October 14:15: Now using data updates from BMKG

Updated Fri Oct 1, 2021, 2:18 PM

Moderate-magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits 96 km southeast of Praya, Indonesia, late at night

Earthquake 4.2 of October 1, 10:02 p.m. (GMT +8)

Earthquake 4.2 of October 1, 10:02 p.m. (GMT +8)

A moderately shallow 4.2 magnitude earthquake was reported late overnight near Praya, ID.17.Lombok (undefined), West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.
According to the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics, the earthquake struck on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 10:02 p.m. local time at a moderately shallow depth of 47 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter and depth of the quake could be revised in the coming hours or minutes, as seismologists review the data and refine their calculations, or when other agencies release their report.
A second report was then released by the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), which also listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake.
Cities near the epicenter where the earthquake could have been felt as very weak tremors include Labuan Lombok (10,000 inhabitants) located 92 km from the epicenter, Labuan Lombok (10,000 inhabitants) 92 km, Praya (35 200 inhabitants) 96 km and Sumbawa Besar (52,700 inhabitants) 105 km.

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Date and hour : October 1, 2021 14:02:54 UTC –
Local time at epicenter: Friday October 1, 2021 10:02 p.m. (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 47.0 km

Latitude / longitude of epicenter: 9.29 ° S / 116.91 ° ​​E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 9.29 ° N / 63.09 ° W↗
Nearest volcano: Rinjani (108 km / 67 mi)

Nearby towns and villages:
92 km (57 mi) to SSE of Labuan Lombok (Kabupaten Lombok Timur) (pop: 10,000) -> Watch the earthquakes nearby!
92 km (57 mi) to SSE of Labuan Lombok (pop: 10,000) -> Watch the earthquakes nearby!
96 km (59 mi) southeast of Praya (Kabupaten Lombok Tengah) (pop: 35,200) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
105 km (65 mi) SSO of Sumbawa Besar (pop: 52,700) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
117 km (73 mi) southeast of matalam (pop: 318,700) -> See nearby earthquakes!
190 km (118 mi) WW of Subdued (pop: 49,000) -> See nearby earthquakes!
199 km (124 mi) ESE of Denpasar (pop: 834 900) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
239 km (149 mi) ESE of Singaraja (pop: 133,800) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
511 km (317 mi) ESE of Surabaya (pop: 2,374,700) -> See nearby earthquakes!
538 km (334 mi) SSO of Macassar (pop: 1,321,700) -> See earthquakes nearby!
93 km (58 mi) southeast of Lombok Island (pop: 3,311,000) -> See nearby earthquakes!
134 km (83 mi) OSO of Pulau Sumbawa Island (pop: 1,391,300) -> See nearby earthquakes!

Weather at the epicenter at the time of the earthquake:
Clouds covered 27 ° C (81 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 4 m / s (7 kts) from ESS

Main data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)

Estimated energy released: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tonnes of TNT) More info

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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag. Depth Site Source
4.2 47 km Sumbawa region, Indonesia BMKG

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