A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Lombok region, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Lombok region, Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 03:56:37 / August 20, 2018 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:56:37 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000gjf2. Event ids that are associated: us1000gjf2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 116.8325° East, -8.2933° South.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Lombok region, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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