A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Sembalunbumbung in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us1000jhbv. Event ids that are associated: us1000jhbv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.61 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 116.5195° East, -8.4179° South, depth 23.61 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 07:07:27 / March 17, 2019 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:07:27 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sembalunbumbung in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar, Karangasem, Mataram (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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