A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pali in Indonesia on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:20:53 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 20:20:53 / March 15, 2018 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 173.68 km (108 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 118.4021 East, latitude -8.2708 South, depth = 173.68 km. Event id: us1000d4xl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d4xl.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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