A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Sangiang in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.842 East, latitude -7.7938 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:44:50 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/18 / 2018-10-24 17:44:50 / October 24, 2018 @ 5:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hj3m. Id of event: us1000hj3m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 56 km N of Sangiang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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