A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Besisora in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbga. Id of event: us1000dbga. The epicenter was at a depth of 119.26 km (74 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 116.7892 East, latitude -8.9063 South, depth = 119.26 km. The temblor was reported at 00:10:44 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 16:10:44 / March 30, 2018 @ 4:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar, Mataram, Praya (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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