A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 234 km NE of Dili, East Timor (145 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 00:37:32 / February 28, 2020 @ 12:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60008a55. Event ids that are associated: us60008a55. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 450.38 km (280 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.8868° East, latitude -6.892° South, depth = 450.38 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:37:32 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 234 km NE of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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