A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 182 km NNW of Dili, East Timor (113 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 08:37:44 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). 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 559.15 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008i8h. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008i8h. Exact location, longitude 124.8278° East, latitude -7.0902° South, depth = 559.15 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 00:37:44 / April 17, 2017 @ 12:37 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 182 km NNW of Dili, East Timor.
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