A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 253 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (157 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 06:54:14 / March 6, 2020 @ 6:54 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 167.7 km (104 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:54:14 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008dt4. Event ids that are associated: us60008dt4. Exact location of earthquake, 127.5867° East, -7.4517° South, depth 167.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 253 km ENE of Dili, East Timor.
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