A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Obelobel in Indonesia on Tuesday. Event id: us2000hc2z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hc2z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:22:24 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Obelobel in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 116.5277 East, latitude -8.2095 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 20:22:24 / September 10, 2018 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karangasem, Sumbawa Besar, Praya.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km NNW of Obelobel, Indonesia.
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