Mw 6.9 Lombok Region, Indonesia
updated 30 August 2021

On 5 August 2018 a strong earthquake occurred in Lombok Region, Indonesia at a depth of 33 km. The seismic event occurred at 11:46:37 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.9.

No planetary alignments occurred in the days prior to the earthquake. Two lunar peaks occurred in just over 24 hours, peaking index 16, after which the earthquake occurred. Note the small planetary peaks surrounding the lunar peaks.

Earth:   Mars-Uranus      2018-08-02,  2:33:39   90°00'00"
Mercury: Earth-Jupiter    2018-08-03,  8:37:37   90°00'00"
Mercury: Venus-Earth      2018-08-06,  1:03:15   90°00'00"
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

SSGI chart
SSGI Total geometry


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