A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tanahsong Daya in Indonesia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:58:06 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g5ub. Unique identifier: us1000g5ub. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 12:58:06 / August 5, 2018 @ 12:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 116.1411 East, latitude -8.3169 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Ubud (c. 28 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Klungkung (c. 27 800 pop). Nearby 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fifty 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NW of Tanahsong Daya, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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