A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 235 kilometers (146 miles) from Dili in East Timor. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hh45. Id of event: us1000hh45. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.85 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 14:45:58 / October 23, 2018 @ 2:45 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:58 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.6268 East, latitude -7.9622 South, depth = 36.85 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Lospalos (c. 17 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lospalos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 235 km ENE of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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