A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 275 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (171 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.8863° East, latitude -7.6058° South, depth = 158.34 km. Global time and date of event 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 04:17:12 / February 27, 2020 @ 4:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 158.34 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60008537. Event ids that are associated: us60008537. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:17:12 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 275 km ENE of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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