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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Aileu in East Timor

Earthquake location -8.8447S, 127.4596WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 208 kilometers (129 miles) from Aileu in East Timor. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.11 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:48:45 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/18 / 2018-06-29 09:48:45 / June 29, 2018 @ 9:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 127.4596 East, latitude -8.8447 South, depth = 61.11 km. Event id: us2000fr4b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fr4b.

Close country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lospalos. Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Lospalos (c. 17 200 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 208 km E of Aileu, East Timor.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.4596° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.8447° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 208km E of Aileu, East Timor Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-29 09:48:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-29 10:12:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.278 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000fr4b Id of event.
Event Code 2000fr4b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fr4b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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