A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Besisora in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.38 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 117.2391° East, latitude -9.193° South, depth = 90.38 km. Unique identifier: us2000i4t0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i4t0. The temblor was detected at 02:22:56 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 18:22:56 / October 31, 2018 @ 6:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km SE of Besisora, Indonesia.
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