A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 182 km NE of Dili, East Timor (113 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/04/17 / 2017-04-18 17:26:59 / April 18, 2017 @ 5:26 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008n36. Id of event: us10008n36. Exact location, longitude 126.7314° East, latitude -7.3822° South, depth = 341.17 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:26:59 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 341.17 km (212 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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