A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sembalunlawang in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 116.5462° East, latitude -8.3391° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:44:52 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 21:44:52 / August 19, 2018 @ 9:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000gdj3. Event ids that are associated: us1000gdj3.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar, Mataram, Praya (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NNE of Sembalunlawang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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