A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 284 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (176 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8tv. Id of event: us1000j8tv. Global time and date of event 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 18:59:10 / February 18, 2019 @ 6:59 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:59:10 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.09 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 127.8719° East, latitude -7.3935° South, depth = 147.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 284 km ENE of Dili, East Timor.
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