A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sambelia in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 09:30:30 / August 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am. Id of earthquake: us1000gip8. Event ids that are associated: us1000gip8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.85 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:30:30 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 116.7609° East, latitude -8.3504° South, depth = 3.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Sumbawa Besar, Praya. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ENE of Sambelia, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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