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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Karangsubagan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.4195S, 116.0718WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Karangsubagan in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 10:37:13 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 116.0718° East, -8.4195° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 02:37:13 / August 31, 2018 @ 2:37 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000h5ut. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5ut. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Denpasar, Ubud, Klungkung (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (61 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ubud (c. 28 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Klungkung (c. 27 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 3 km WSW of Karangsubagan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.0718° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.4195° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WSW of Karangsubagan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-31 02:37:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-31 03:11:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 359 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.899 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000h5ut Id of event.
Event Code 2000h5ut An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h5ut, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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