A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Loloan in Indonesia on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:56:11 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000girw. Unique identifier: us1000girw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 20:56:11 / August 19, 2018 @ 8:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.4799 East, latitude -8.2391 South, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Praya, Mataram. Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km ENE of Loloan, Indonesia.
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