A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Prawira in Indonesia on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 22:29:15 / March 23, 2020 @ 10:29 pm. Exact location, longitude 116.1453° East, latitude -8.341° South, depth = 29.43 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:29:15 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008hfe. Id of event: us70008hfe. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.43 km (18 miles).
Nearby 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 Klungkung, Karangasem, Praya. The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Klungkung (c. 27 800 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 2 km N of Prawira, Indonesia.
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