A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pali in Indonesia. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:05:35 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 158.84 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 03:05:35 / April 24, 2018 @ 3:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 118.282° East, latitude -8.3875° South, depth = 158.84 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dr3u. Unique identifier: us1000dr3u.
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar, Bima (min 5000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WSW of Pali, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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