A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Bali Sea kilometers (0 miles) from Bali Sea on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 276.4 km (172 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cqjt. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqjt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.9306 East, latitude -7.8831 South, depth = 276.4 km. Global time and date of event 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 12:38:28 / December 12, 2020 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:38:28 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar.
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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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