A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Labuhanmapin in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us1000gjfy. Event ids that are associated: us1000gjfy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.48 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:38:47 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 116.8624° East, -8.3923° South, depth 16.48 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 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 11:38:47 / August 20, 2018 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen 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.
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