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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Sembalunlawang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.3391S, 116.5462WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.5462° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.3391° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNE of Sembalunlawang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-19 21:44:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-19 22:15:28 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 340 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 2.372 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us1000gdj3 Id of event.
Event Code 1000gdj3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gdj3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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