A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 174 km N of Dili, East Timor (108 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 529.68 km (329 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003rug. Unique identifier: us10003rug. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:27:40 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.4321° East, -6.9858° South, depth 529.68 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 13:27:40 / October 27, 2015 @ 1:27 pm.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 174 km N of Dili, East Timor.
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