A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Sambelia in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 23:45:54 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000giw7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giw7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:45:54 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 116.8288° East, -8.3371° South.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar. Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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 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: 16 km ENE of Sambelia, Indonesia.
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