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Press conference map showing Membata's location

Membata is the uninhabited island in Indonesia where it is claimed that the Oceanic Six floated to shore. According to maps presented at the Oceanic Six press conference it is located in the Lesser Sunda Islands, to the northeast of the alleged crash site, and to the southwest of the real Indonesian island of Sumba. ("There's No Place Like Home, Part 1") The location of Membata is one week from the location the Oceanic Six were picked up in their lift raft following the helicopter crash, some 3000 miles away. ("There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3")


Location on Google Earth according to "numbers" co-ordinates
  • Membata-bata is a word from an Indonesian language for "(to be) ambivalent" or "(to be) in doubt".
  • Entering the "numbers" co-ordinates 10°48'15.16"S / 117°23'42.01"E into Google Earth discloses a location close to where Membata is depicted in the conference maps.
  • Membata has the same shape as the main island in the Savu Island group, located to the southeast of Sumba.
Membata-Savu comparison

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