A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 122 km NNE of Dili, East Timor (76 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8371 East, latitude -7.4823 South, depth = 406.81 km. 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: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 17:57:59 / June 27, 2017 @ 5:57 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:57:59 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 406.81 km (253 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100096q6. Event ids that are associated: us100096q6.
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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