A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 199 km NE of Dili, East Timor (124 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:57:26 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.8117° East, -7.2386° South, depth 337.42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 337.42 km (210 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 00:57:26 / April 27, 2017 @ 12:57 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ntc. Unique identifier: us10008ntc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 199 km NE of Dili, East Timor.
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