A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 181 km NNW of Dili, East Timor (112 miles). Global time and date of event 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 20:58:36 / August 18, 2017 @ 8:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:58:36 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 523.47 km, 125.192° East, -6.9667° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ab0b. Unique identifier: us2000ab0b. 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 523.47 km (325 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 181 km NNW of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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