A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Utan in Indonesia on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 14:43:09 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 117.0169 East, latitude -8.3268 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 06:43:09 / September 6, 2018 @ 6:43 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Utan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000h965. Event ids that are associated: us2000h965. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km NW of Utan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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