A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of Timor (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:55:19 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 21:55:19 / September 10, 2018 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 122.6384° East, -12.8418° South. Id of earthquake: us2000hc5a. Event ids that are associated: us2000hc5a. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: South of Timor.
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