A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 233 km NE of Dili, East Timor (145 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 395.3 km (246 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9224 East, latitude -6.9363 South, depth = 395.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 23:08:09 / June 22, 2017 @ 11:08 pm. Event id: us20009p5f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p5f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:08:09 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 233 km NE of Dili, East Timor.
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