A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Labuhanmapin in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 116.8678 East, latitude -8.4549 South, depth = 18.6 km. Event id: us1000giqt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giqt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.6 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:58:28 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:58:28 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:58 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NW of Labuhanmapin, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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