A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 190 km SE of Ainaro, East Timor (118 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:22:47 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.9518° East, -9.9541° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 02:22:47 / March 3, 2020 @ 2:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b69. Id of event: us60008b69.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 190 km SE of Ainaro, East Timor.
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