A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 164 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (102 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 168.16 km (104 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:39:46 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 09:39:46 / March 8, 2021 @ 9:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2449 East, latitude -7.6994 South, depth = 168.16 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dh2f. Unique identifier: us7000dh2f.
Every 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 three and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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