A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Sambelia in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:47:24 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:47 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:47:24 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 116.8124 East, latitude -8.3437 South, depth = 5.62 km. Id of earthquake: us1000giqp. Event ids that are associated: us1000giqp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km ENE of Sambelia, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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