A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Aileu in East Timor. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.5808 East, latitude -8.7308 South, depth = 163.42 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005z7v. Unique identifier: us20005z7v. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/16 / 2016-05-24 20:39:31 / May 24, 2016 @ 8:39 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:31 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 163.42 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Venilale, Viqueque, Atambua. Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Dili (c. 150 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Same (c. 25 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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