A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bayan in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us1000g6cb. Event ids that are associated: us1000g6cb. The temblor was picked up at 01:49:26 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 116.3676 East, latitude -8.3022 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 17:49:26 / August 6, 2018 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karangasem, Praya, Mataram (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km WSW of Bayan, Indonesia.
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