A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Karanggedang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 116.4207° East, -8.1289° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:15:09 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:15:09 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giql. Id of event: us1000giql.
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Karangasem, Praya, Mataram.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km NNE of Karanggedang, Indonesia.
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