A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Dili in East Timor. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us200041ze. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200041ze. Exact location of earthquake, 124.9874° East, -8.2388° South, depth 48.2 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:48:35 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/11/15 / 2015-11-04 16:48:35 / November 4, 2015 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.2 km (30 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maliana, Aileu, Dili. The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Dili (c. 150 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aileu (c. 17 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Maubara (c. 16 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gleno (c. 8 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 73 km WNW of Dili, East Timor.
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