A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 285 km N of Dili, Timor Leste (177 miles) on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:20:10 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 20:20:10 / March 8, 2021 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh6y. Id of event: us7000dh6y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 575.78 km (358 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.1586 East, latitude -6.008 South, depth = 575.78 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 285 km N of Dili, Timor Leste.
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