A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 296 km NE of Dili, East Timor (184 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 13:37:37 / July 17, 2017 @ 1:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009wxu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wxu. Exact location, longitude 127.415° East, latitude -6.6099° South, depth = 408.14 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 408.14 km (254 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:37:37 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 296 km NE of Dili, East Timor.
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