A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Obelobel in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 116.5755° East, latitude -8.1791° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000hbcv. Event ids that are associated: us2000hbcv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 04:53:35 / September 9, 2018 @ 4:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:53:35 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mataram, Praya (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 9 km NNE of Obelobel, Indonesia.
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