A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 270 km N of Dili, East Timor (168 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 125.6161° East, latitude -6.117° South, depth = 536.39 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 23:37:24 / January 10, 2017 @ 11:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 536.39 km (333 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vkr. Id of event: us10007vkr. The temblor was reported at 07:37:24 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 270 km N of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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