A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 184 km SE of Ainaro, East Timor (114 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d82e. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d82e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:14:09 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.8598° East, latitude -9.9883° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 14:14:09 / March 17, 2018 @ 2:14 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 184 km SE of Ainaro, East Timor.
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