A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Sembalunbumbung in Indonesia on Sunday. Event id: us1000gdb7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gdb7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:28:58 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 116.574° East, -8.4159° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sembalunbumbung in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:28:58 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karangasem, Sumbawa Besar, Mataram. The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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