A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 223 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (139 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/20 / 2020-03-31 08:05:34 / March 31, 2020 @ 8:05 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008j34. Id of event: us70008j34. The epicenter was at a depth of 173.22 km (108 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:05:34 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.3957° East, latitude -7.672° South, depth = 173.22 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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