A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 289 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (180 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/18 / 2018-01-20 22:11:06 / January 20, 2018 @ 10:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 128.0641° East, latitude -7.7131° South, depth = 149.89 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000clyz. Id of event: us2000clyz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.89 km (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:11:06 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 289 km ENE of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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