A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 179 km N of Dili, East Timor (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 533.27 km (331 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d74a. Event ids that are associated: us1000d74a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 13:12:20 / March 12, 2018 @ 1:12 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:12:20 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.3595 East, latitude -6.9501 South, depth = 533.27 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 179 km N of Dili, East Timor.
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