A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 170 km N of Dili, East Timor (106 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:55:57 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.4119° East, latitude -7.0227° South, depth = 499.09 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Dili in East Timor (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 15:55:57 / January 31, 2017 @ 3:55 pm. Unique identifier: us10007wf4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007wf4. The epicenter was at a depth of 499.09 km (310 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 170 km N of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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