A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 188 km NE of Dili, East Timor (117 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8795 East, latitude -7.4562 South, depth = 286.18 km. The temblor was detected at 03:32:40 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 286.18 km (178 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100087yw. Unique identifier: us100087yw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 19:32:40 / March 9, 2017 @ 7:32 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 188 km NE of Dili, East Timor.
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