A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 257 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (160 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.89 km (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 02:07:57 / January 15, 2016 @ 2:07 am. Exact location of event, depth 113.89 km, 127.6544° East, -7.4948° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004g0r. Unique identifier: us10004g0r. The temblor was reported at 11:07:57 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 257 km ENE of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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