A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Obelobel in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 07:29:55 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000gdkn. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gdkn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.5081 East, latitude -8.2192 South, depth = 13.77 km. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 23:29:55 / August 19, 2018 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.77 km (9 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Praya, Mataram (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 fifteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NW of Obelobel, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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