A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Sambelia in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:18:23 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700037db. Ids that are associated to the event: us700037db. Exact location of event, longitude 116.8251 East, latitude -8.4047 South, depth = 40.67 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 20:18:23 / April 16, 2019 @ 8:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.67 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km E of Sambelia, Indonesia.
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