M6.3 Earthquake – Lombok region, Indonesia

USGS reports a M6.3 earthquake in the #Lombok region of #Indonesia. This region has the third powerful tremor to hit the island in a matter of weeks: Aug. 19 (M6.3), Aug. 5 (M6.9), July 29 (M6.4) Two previous EQs left 480+ dead, 8,000+ injured & economic cost of $550M+ (USD).

Preliminary Report
Magnitude 6.3
Date-Time
  • 19 Aug 2018 04:10:22 UTC
  • 19 Aug 2018 12:10:22 near epicenter
  • 19 Aug 2018 08:10:22 standard time in your timezone
Location 8.325S 116.576E
Depth 7 km
Distances
  • 6.0 km (3.7 mi) WSW of Belanting, Indonesia
  • 21.8 km (13.5 mi) NNW of Labuan Lombok, Indonesia
  • 53.9 km (33.4 mi) NE of Praya, Indonesia
  • 58.2 km (36.1 mi) ENE of Mataram, Indonesia
  • 70.9 km (44.0 mi) NE of Lembar, Indonesia

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