A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sambelia in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.11 km (27 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:58:52 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 20:58:52 / February 2, 2019 @ 8:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000jn6t. Event ids that are associated: us2000jn6t. Exact location of event, depth 43.11 km, 116.8296° East, -8.2324° South.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four 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: 22 km NE of Sambelia, Indonesia.
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