A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 181 km NNW of Dili, East Timor (112 miles). Event id: us20008t1z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008t1z. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 19:56:08 / March 18, 2017 @ 7:56 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 563.03 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 125.0194 East, latitude -7.0121 South, depth = 563.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:56:08 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 181 km NNW of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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