ShakeMap (Calculated intensity of this earthquake near Ende):

View ShakeMap, Epicenter and historical seismicity on interactive map

General data about this earthquake:

Time (UTC): 2022-08-06 12:30
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 25.0 km
Maximum intensity: 2.3 (EMS scale)

Given earthquake data might be preliminary (uncertain) until manual revision by a scientist is done.

Nearby places

City Country Intensity (EMS-98) Population Distance epicenter (km) Effects
Waiklibang ID 1.4 no data available 81.5 not felt
Lewolaga ID 1.2 no data available 99.3 not felt
Talibura ID 1.2 no data available 101.8 not felt
Kotabaru ID 1.1 no data available 110.2 not felt
Larantuka ID 1.1 no data available 102.0 not felt
Waipare ID 1.0 no data available 114.7 not felt
Waigete ID 1.0 no data available 110.9 not felt
Aelande ID 1.0 no data available 133.2 not felt
Paga ID 1.0 no data available 135.5 not felt
Lela ID 1.0 no data available 126.7 not felt

Current earthquake activity near Ende:

In the past 30 days, 21 earthquakes of magnitude 3.7 or higher were detected in Flores Sea (see map section). Therefore, the earthquake activity of the past month has been much higher relative to long-term trends (more than 20% deviation).


Since 1960, 523 earthquakes larger than Magnitude 3.6 were detected in this region. This makes an average of 8.73 earthquakes larger than M3.6 per year around Ende. Therefore, the general earthquake activity is usually very high and quakes of this size have an average recurrence time of approx. 1.4 months (42 days).

Largest earthquakes in this map section* (Ende and nearby)

Date Magnitude Depth (km)
1996-6-17 7.9 587
1992-12-12 7.8 28
2004-11-11 7.5 10
2021-12-14 7.3 14
1990-5-24 7.1 589
2015-2-27 7.0 552
1966-6-22 7.0 532
1964-10-18 6.9 586
2020-8-21 6.9 624
2009-8-28 6.9 642

*Data: USGS (Magnitude 5 +, since 1960). See all historical earthquakes in the interactive map linked above.

What to do in case of an earthquake?

1. No panic.

2. If you are inside a building: Seek shelter under stable furniture (e.g. dining table). Be aware of falling objects. Do not flee the building! Falling roof tiles, bricks and glass can harm you. After the shaking stopped: Turn off the electronical devices. Check gas pipes for leaks. Check for structural damage. Leave your house if you are uncertain. In case of damage: Do not enter the building before professional savety check! Dangerous aftershocks might follow. Help your neighbours if necessary.
If outdoors: Keep away from buildings, try to find open space, crouch down and cover your head with your arms. Do not run on streets before checking for cars. Always watch your environment.

3. If you are near the coast: In case of strong or long-lasting shaking evacuate to higher grounds immediately! A tsunami might be possible. Do not wait for official warnings. In areas of high tsunami threat, follow the evacuation route signs but be aware of possible damaged buildings and landslides on your route. Once reaching a higher / save point, listen to official instructions and warnings.

4. If you are in the mountains or near a steep slope: Watch for rockfalls, landslides and avalanches. Get away from slopes immediately and protect your head with your arms.

5. Try to help people in need. Take special care for eldery people and children. After the earthquake stopped, confirm that your neighbours, friends and family are save. Help them, if necessary but do not get yourself into a dangerous situation. Call and wait for professional rescue teams.