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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Dili in East Timor

Earthquake location -8.613S, 126.6934WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 123 kilometers (76 miles) from Dili in East Timor on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 19:21:52 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/18 / 2018-07-25 10:21:52 / July 25, 2018 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ghb1. Unique identifier: us2000ghb1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6934 East, latitude -8.613 South, depth = 134.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 134.1 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Lospalos (c. 17 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Venilale (c. 16 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Baucau (c. 16 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Viqueque (c. 6 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Manatuto (c. 1 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatuto, Viqueque, Lospalos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 123 km E of Dili, East Timor.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.6934° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.613° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 123km E of Dili, 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 2018-07-25 10:21:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-23 11:34:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 246 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 2.65 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us2000ghb1 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ghb1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ghb1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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