A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 300 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (186 miles). Global time and date of event 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 22:55:00 / August 17, 2017 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000aaws. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aaws. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 155.06 km (96 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:55:00 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 155.06 km, 128.1569° East, -7.6972° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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