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392 km E of Surabaya, Indonesia / pop: 2,374,658 / local time: 17:22:11.3 2014-08-21
21 km N of Mataram, Indonesia / pop: 318,674 / local time: 18:22:11.3 2014-08-21

Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 4.5

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2014-08-21 18:22:11

GMT/UTC Time : 2014-08-21 10:22:11

Depth (Hypocenter) : 17 km

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
GEOFON Sumbawa Region, Indonesia Aug 21 10:22 4.5 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Lombok Region, Indonesia Aug 21 10:22 4.5 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Trawangan, Gili, Lombok - Crepa sul muro di villa kelapa
  • Lombok, Pawenang - Nothing is damaged. Everything was shaking in our villa, glasses windows etc
  • Gili Air - Sur l'île de Gili air en Indonesie la terre a tremblée. Nous avons entendu un grognement et la terre a tremblée. Au bord d'une piscine l'eau a bougé
  • Sengiggi - Weak shake 3 sec
  • Mataram - No damage, felt shaking and saw wall sway and heard windows rattling.
  • Gili Trawangan - Léger tremblement pendant 15-20sec. Notre villa à tremblé et les portes en verre aussi. L'électricité à de micro coupures depuis
  • Trawagan île Gili - On a ressenti une secousse pendant cinq secondes. les murs ont tremblé. on a entendu un grondement lointain. aucun dommage
  • Bangsal - Was relaxing on a bed in a bungalow, suddenly the bed began to shake as well as the whole bungalow. No damage whatsoever.
  • Mataram - No damage, no local damage that we know of. We are New Zealanders so have felt wayy worse in NZ. That may colour our experience downwards on the scale.
  • Lombonk, Tanjung - Tremblement de quelques secondes (3/4 secondes)semblant d'abord provenir du sol puis les parois ont légèrement bougé. Aucun dégât à première vue.
  • Gili Trawangan - We feld everything shaking. Floor and house. Scary
  • Sengiggi - Wir waren in unserem Hotelzimmer im Sheraton Sengiggi, Lombok, als es plötzlich & heftig bebte. War kurz, aber doch sehr stark spürbar. Keine Schäden. Hoffe es gibt keine Nachbeben!
  • Gili Air - high frequency trembling of the walls, followed by a shaking of the bed in a somewhat lower frequency. It was somewhat noisy as well.
  • Gili Trawangan - Nessun danno, finestre leggermente tremanti e sensazione non avvertita immediatamente da tutti
  • Gili Meno - Het was een lichte beving. Het leek alsof er een zware vrachtwagen voorbij kwam. Ik was op dat moment in mijn hotelkamer en voelde een lichte trilling. Zover ik weet was er geen schade.
  • sengiggi - 3 secondes avec mur qui bouge
  • Senggigi - We heard a Low crumble which turned into a loud shaking crack, the infinity pool had waves and slightly overflowed, then the wild life went mad, I've never seen so many bats!
  • Gili Trawangan - No problem
  • Senggigi, Lombok - No damage
  • Tanjung - We were sat in a hotel gazebo and suddenly felt the floor shake and land tremor like an underground tube train in London. It lasted about ten seconds.
  • Sengiggi - In Green Valley Segiggi. Rattled the windows and shook the wooden blinds. Over very quickly 2-3 seconds only. No noticeable ground movement.
  • Gili Air - 2 seconds light shaking and roumors
  • Singiggi - My hut moved for app. 5-8 sec.
  • USGS Prawira, Indonesia Aug 21 10:22 4.4 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Gili Trawangan - Just felt the movement of earth when sitting outside in a shop of the main street in Gili T




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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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