A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 244 km NE of Dili, East Timor (152 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 20:28:36 / March 9, 2020 @ 8:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60008f52. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008f52. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:28:36 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 319.6 km, 127.2173° East, -7.0738° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 319.6 km (199 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 244 km NE of Dili, East Timor.
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