A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 275 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (171 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 16:23:35 / March 19, 2018 @ 4:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000d85n. Event ids that are associated: us1000d85n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.86 km (114 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:23:35 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 182.86 km, 127.911° East, -7.6648° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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