A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 281 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (175 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ghln. Id of event: us1000ghln. The epicenter was at a depth of 160.36 km (100 miles). Global time and date of event 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 15:26:32 / August 26, 2018 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 127.932 East, latitude -7.592 South, depth = 160.36 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:26:32 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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