A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 298 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (185 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008u8e. Unique identifier: us20008u8e. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 08:53:14 / March 24, 2017 @ 8:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:53:14 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.0983° East, latitude -7.5893° South, depth = 167.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 167.22 km (104 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 298 km ENE of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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