A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Satowebrang in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 13:17:19 / August 20, 2018 @ 1:17 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:17:19 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjg5. Unique identifier: us1000gjg5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 116.9799° East, -8.2966° South, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). 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 Sumbawa Besar.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 20 km NW of Satowebrang, Indonesia.
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