A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 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). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.36 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 18:32:08 / February 10, 2016 @ 6:32 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:32:08 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004zcl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zcl. Exact location, longitude 128.0738° East, latitude -7.6476° South, depth = 157.36 km.
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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 293 km ENE of Dili, East Timor.
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