A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Dili in East Timor on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.16 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005cg3. Unique identifier: us20005cg3. The temblor was detected at 01:01:58 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 17:01:58 / March 25, 2016 @ 5:01 pm. Exact location of event, depth 36.16 km, 125.1282° East, -8.3167° South.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatuto, Same, Atambua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Dili (c. 150 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Same (c. 25 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Aileu (c. 17 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Maubara (c. 16 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km WNW of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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