A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 249 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (155 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adgp. Id of event: us2000adgp. The temblor was reported at 22:38:46 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 13:38:46 / August 27, 2017 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 191.08 km (119 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.551 East, latitude -7.4642 South, depth = 191.08 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 249 km ENE of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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