A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Labuhanmapin in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000giqq. Event ids that are associated: us1000giqq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:51:39 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:51 pm. Exact location, longitude 116.8652° East, latitude -8.4504° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:51:39 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 11 km NW of Labuhanmapin, Indonesia.
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