A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Sampungu in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjbf. Unique identifier: us1000gjbf. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:51:15 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 118.737 East, latitude -7.7836 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was 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 time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 04:51:15 / August 29, 2018 @ 4:51 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 57 km NNE of Sampungu, Indonesia.
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