A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 297 km NE of Dili, East Timor (185 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3422° East, -6.5303° South, depth 406.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 406.17 km (252 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:56:18 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 12:56:18 / October 5, 2015 @ 12:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nl6. Id of event: us10003nl6.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 297 km NE of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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