A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Sembalunbumbung in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.01 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h77m. Unique identifier: us2000h77m. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:27:17 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35.01 km, 116.5846° East, -8.4044° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 16:27:17 / August 25, 2018 @ 4:27 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar, Mataram, Praya. Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 ESE of Sembalunbumbung, Indonesia.
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