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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Obelobel in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.2192S, 116.5081WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.5081° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.2192° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NW of Obelobel, 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 23:29:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-19 23:48:31 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 326 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 2.344 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us1000gdkn Id of event.
Event Code 1000gdkn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gdkn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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