A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 179 km SE of Ainaro, East Timor (111 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:15:07 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.8434° East, -9.9288° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 09:15:07 / March 17, 2018 @ 9:15 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d5ln. Id of event: us1000d5ln.
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 occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 179 km SE of Ainaro, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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