A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Lombok region, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Lombok region, Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.3008 East, latitude -8.2499 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 01:53:44 / August 6, 2018 @ 1:53 am. The temblor was reported at 01:53:44 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000g53v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g53v.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Karangasem, Praya, Mataram. Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: Lombok region, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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