A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tanahsong Daya in Indonesia on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g3ux. Id of event: us1000g3ux. The temblor was detected at 20:42:30 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 12:42:30 / August 5, 2018 @ 12:42 pm. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 116.1659° East, -8.3194° South, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ubud (c. 28 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Klungkung (c. 27 800 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ubud, Klungkung, Karangasem (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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