A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 177 km NW of Dili, East Timor (110 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 528.32 km (328 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fli. Id of event: us10004fli. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 15:24:38 / January 13, 2016 @ 3:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.5167 East, latitude -7.3535 South, depth = 528.32 km. The temblor was detected at 23:24:38 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 177 km NW of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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