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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Dili in East Timor



Earthquake location -7.6408S, 127.5574WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 241 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (150 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 127.5574° East, -7.6408° South, depth 174.92 km. 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 174.92 km (109 miles). Global time and date of event 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 20:43:41 / June 20, 2017 @ 8:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:43:41 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009nsy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nsy.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 241 km ENE of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.5574° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.6408° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 174.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 241km ENE of Dili, East Timor Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-20 20:43:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-20 21:03:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.722 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009nsy Id of event.
Event Code 20009nsy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009nsy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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