A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 168 km N of Dili, East Timor (104 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 498.44 km (310 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:01:59 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000auh5. Event ids that are associated: us2000auh5. Exact location, longitude 125.4414° East, latitude -7.0413° South, depth = 498.44 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 16:01:59 / September 23, 2017 @ 4:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 168 km N of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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