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Moderate earthquake: M5.5 quake has struck near Sembalunbumbung in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.4159S, 116.574WA 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SE of Sembalunbumbung, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.574° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.4159° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SE of Sembalunbumbung, 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 15:28:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-19 16:00:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.86 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 465 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 2.396 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us1000gdb7 Id of event.
Event Code 1000gdb7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gdb7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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