A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 260 km N of Dili, East Timor (162 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 20:01:42 / October 22, 2016 @ 8:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 125.2919 East, latitude -6.2155 South, depth = 580.04 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:01:42 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). 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 580.04 km (360 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100072l0. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072l0.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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