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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Obelobel in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.2139S, 116.5888WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Obelobel in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 116.5888° East, -8.2139° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000g1zf. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g1zf. The temblor was detected at 06:55:36 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/18 / 2018-07-28 22:55:36 / July 28, 2018 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar, Mataram, Praya (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NE of Obelobel, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.5888° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.2139° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NE of Obelobel, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-28 22:55:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-17 03:13:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.424 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000g1zf Id of event.
Event Code 1000g1zf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g1zf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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