A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Orong in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 116.9363 East, latitude -8.3012 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:37:44 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 23:37:44 / April 15, 2020 @ 11:37 pm. Unique identifier: us70008x7g. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008x7g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mataram, Praya, Sumbawa Besar.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km WNW of Orong, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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