A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Sambelia in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 18:05:43 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 10:05:43 / February 12, 2019 @ 10:05 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000jgkq. Event ids that are associated: us2000jgkq. Exact location of earthquake, 116.7935° East, -8.3678° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mataram, Sumbawa Besar, Praya (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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