A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 185 km NNW of Dili, East Timor (115 miles). Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 11:09:51 / February 23, 2020 @ 11:09 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70007v5z. Event ids that are associated: us70007v5z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 543.83 km, 124.9651° East, -6.998° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 543.83 km (338 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:09:51 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen 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.
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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: 185 km NNW of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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