A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 277 km NE of Dili, East Timor (172 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us20007fvc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007fvc. Exact location, longitude 127.3857° East, latitude -6.8212° South, depth = 358.87 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 11:43:22 / October 16, 2016 @ 11:43 am. The temblor was reported at 19:43:22 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). 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 358.87 km (223 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 277 km NE of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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