A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pisangkemeng in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008cnr. Event ids that are associated: us70008cnr. Exact location, longitude 117.7621° East, latitude -8.9544° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 04:05:53 / March 20, 2020 @ 4:05 am. The temblor was detected at 12:05:53 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km S of Pisangkemeng, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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