A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Ainaro in East Timor on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 13/02/18 / 2018-02-13 00:50:54 / February 13, 2018 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000d18c. Event ids that are associated: us2000d18c. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.3634° East, latitude -9.376° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:50:54 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Same, Venilale, Viqueque. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Same (c. 25 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Venilale (c. 16 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Viqueque (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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