A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Belanting in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:35 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 116.658 East, latitude -8.27 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 18:18:35 / August 19, 2018 @ 6:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gird. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gird.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar, Mataram, Praya.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 5 km NE of Belanting, Indonesia.
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