A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 173 km N of Dili, East Timor (107 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us100087qr. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087qr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 497.92 km (309 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 18:16:37 / February 28, 2017 @ 6:16 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:16:37 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 497.92 km, 125.4333° East, -6.9992° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 173 km N of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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