A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 161 km NNE of Dili, East Timor (100 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.2605° East, latitude -7.2669° South, depth = 434.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fnh. Id of event: us10004fnh. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:08 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 434.55 km (270 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 23:27:08 / January 14, 2016 @ 11:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 161 km NNE of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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