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Magnitude : 4.9

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2017-02-12 04:25:10

Depth (Hypocenter) : 69 km

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Tawun, Indonesia Feb 12 04:25 4.6 72 MAP I Felt It
  • Legian Beach - Not very strong
  • Kuta - Was asleep in bed and woke up to the door and walls shaking
  • Jimbaran - Long time started smaller then got stronger.
  • Nyuh kunning - We felt it strongly inside and outside our home dogs got very scared my heavy chair I was sitting on moved across the floor @ 12:35 pm then thunder and heavy rain follows
  • Bali - Large bang sound and a stronger shaking towards the end. It was frightening
  • Canggu - Sitting at lunch at taco casa, lasted long enough to not ice and say it was an earthquake. Lasted for short time but definitely felt it
  • Nusa dua - Lying on Sunbed at Nusa dua beach and felt shaking. Both my daughter and I and two others at the beach felt it but no one else seemed to notice and react. Very scary
  • Buduk, Bali - Very short but for a few moments shaking was strong
  • nusa lembongan - My hut was shaking
  • Seminyak - Felt the walls and ground moving quite strongly in apartment building. Guests in general left the building quite calmly
  • Nusa Lembongan - I was in the sea and the waves got stronger and higher. I'm thought a storm was coming. I didn't feel shaking but felt something was wrong in the water.
  • Bali - Inside hotel room and heard loud bang walls shook and cupboards opened .. strong at first and subsided. Felt like a truck had hit the building or an explosion somewhere near.
  • Nusa lembongan - Felt it from the sun beds. It stopped then started again after a few seconds. Seen a lot of people leave the builders and look out to sea
  • Nusa dua - We weren't sure if a storm was rolling in at around 12:30 as is sounded like the rumble of thunder but our hotel room started to vibrate too. Later realising it was an earthquake
  • Seminyak Bali - I heard a very loud noise like the rumble of a steam train for a few seconds . Then I noticed the buildings were shaking. After less than ten seconds the whole episode was over.
  • Jimbaran - Sitting on 4th floor of massive resort building and the whole place started to shake and one chair started to move across the ro it sounded like a giant was running across the roof. Lasted about 30 secs
  • petitenget, bali - shaking but no severe
  • Denpasar - At approximately 12:30 PM, the house shook very sharply for a period lasting less than 10 seconds.
  • Legian - Was watching movie on bed in level 3 of apartment block and felt rocking and the building swayed a little. Yelled to misses it an earthquake but she didn't seem to care. Later stating she prays to god and we will both live to an old age. Then went for a surf. Maybe buying a house in bali isn't such a good idea after all.
  • Kuta - We were in lippo mall in kuta, and felt a very strong rumbling/shaking. Even the rack of soaps and creams fell off ! Everyone in the mall seems to have realised/felt it and moved out on f the mall for a few mins. But everything was normal after tat
  • Kuta - Was in my car stopped at a red light. My car shook for about 30 seconds.
  • Ubud, Bali - In a room on the first floor, very clear shaking of floor and walls, for 3 seconds may be. People just outside didn't seem to feel anything. No damage.
  • Sanur - 12.30pm on bed watching a movie at resort and bed shook for a few seconds. Started with rumble. Stood up very quickly and floor also shaky. Very scary.
  • Cemagi, Bali - No damage
  • Nusa dua - Seating at the table in my hotel room when suddenly the whole building started to lightly shake. Intresting experience.
  • Sanur - By the pool ,I felt ground shake for couple of seconds
  • Ungasan - I felt shaking and a it was pretty loud too. It wasn't long but strong. Never experienced an earthquake before but I was sure it was that. Went outside and saw all the people around went out from the buildings too. All the animals started to scream (dogs, cows, roosters)
  • Bali - Slight shake for a few seconds
  • Jimbaran - Was lying on bed, it lasted about 20 seconds, no damage
  • Hilo Hawaii - Was woken up by a sudden onset of shaking which vibrated through the walls and bed. The tremor lasted a minute. Nothing breakable fell or looks damaged, but i found one of my pillows had been moved off the bed by intense swaying of my mattress. Wow. Clock said 4:07. Hilo Hawaii.
  • Bali - Felt it, but wife and housekeeper didn't notice. Housekeeper confirmed following day that there had been one.
  • Denpasar - Moderate shaking
  • bali - Felt it in the hotel where I'm staying. lasted about 15 seconds. Heard some things crashing outside.
  • EMSC South Of Bali, Indonesia Feb 12 04:25 4.6 85 MAP I Felt It
  • Bali - Woken up. Also felt VERY sting aftershock just now (12:35 pm)
  • Seminyak - No damage. Definitely felt. Whole bed and door shaking
  • South bali - It was light shaking and our wooden cupboards were rattling...No damage at all here...
  • Seminyak - Strange to be around one
  • City - Felt a bit shaking
  • Pantai Saba - Shaking and rattling.
  • sanur - It woke me up...
  • canggu - strong short quake felt on ground floor.
  • Kuta - It was strong shaking for 20 second, And i'm in 5th floor of my hotel.
  • Balian Beach - Felt light wobbling while sitting on a sun lounger. Husband was sitting at the solid wooden table and it was also moving.
  • Nusa Dua - Felt the ground shake lightly. Felt strange
  • Lombok - Felt short aftershock a few minutes ago, about 12.35
  • Seminyak - Freaking out!!!
  • Sanur - Ceiling lamp was shaking, barely felt it while sitted. Firs earthquake felt in 2 years
  • Canggu - Whole villa was shaking, windows rattling, no damage. Staff was a bit scared but the dogs didn't bark or stop sleeping..
  • Bali - Walls shaking and chair l was sitting on shaking with strong movement.
  • Semyniak, Bali - At the pool shakes of yhe whole area
  • Kerobokan - The entire room was rattling
  • Kerobokan - Shaking a lot but not long. Only few seconds. Very impressive and very noisy.
  • Bali - Very short but strong.
  • GEOFON South Of Bali, Indonesia Feb 12 04:25 4.9 69 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Canggu - 2 seconden trillen
  • Sanur - No damage
  • Seminyak Bali - Just a light shaking for 10-20 seconds
  • Nusa Dua - Light shaking
  • Seminyak - No damage as yet known, first earthquake I have ever felt
  • Kuta bali - Was eating lunch in a concrete structure and the whole concrete was wobbling
  • Bali international airport - Light shaking, noticable while sitting not walking
  • Bali - Slight shaking and movement of buildings visible
  • Kuta - Moderate shaking in Kuta-Jimbaran
  • Denpasar - No damage, light shaking for 10 seconds finished with 2 big jolts. 15 -20 seconds maximum
  • Denpasar - ik stond op balcon en voelde het gebouw schudden
  • Ganggu - De grond en het appartement trilde
  • Bali - Aucun dégât au domicile ni aux alentours proches
  • Bali - My building was shaking for about 5 seconds no damages apparently.
  • Ubud, Bali - Sitting on the side of the pool. I could feel the slight vibrations of the earthquake
  • Seminyak - Inside villa bed shaking for about 5 secs & noise on roof like somebody running
  • Sanur - Bij niets van gemerkt.
  • Canggu - Heard a loud noise and then 1-2 seconds of shaking!
  • Nusa Dua - laying on the couch at the Peninsula Bay Resort and I felt a slight swaying around 11.18 am on the 13/02/2017 Did anybody else feel it ?




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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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