A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 293 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (182 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 243.05 km, 127.8113° East, -7.1162° South. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:01:46 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 19:01:46 / December 15, 2015 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 243.05 km (151 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20004hdv. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004hdv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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