A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 293 km NE of Dili, East Timor (182 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 18:22:51 / August 22, 2017 @ 6:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 385.07 km (239 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.3908 East, latitude -6.6219 South, depth = 385.07 km. The temblor was reported at 02:22:51 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aapq. Unique identifier: us2000aapq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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