A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 186 km N of Dili, East Timor (116 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 534.35 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.4697 East, latitude -6.873 South, depth = 534.35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/15 / 2015-09-07 23:54:57 / September 7, 2015 @ 11:54 pm. Id of earthquake: us20003lbp. Event ids that are associated: us20003lbp. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:54:57 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 186 km N of Dili, East Timor.
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