A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Ainaro in East Timor. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8392° East, -9.1199° South, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us1000g2l8. Event ids that are associated: us1000g2l8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/18 / 2018-07-30 16:38:26 / July 30, 2018 @ 4:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:38:26 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Dili (c. 150 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Same (c. 25 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aileu (c. 17 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maubara, Liquica, Venilale (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 39 km ESE of Ainaro, East Timor.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.