A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 149 km NNE of Dili, East Timor (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.052° East, latitude -7.2957° South, depth = 423.91 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 423.91 km (263 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000atpj. Event ids that are associated: us1000atpj. Global time and date of event 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 18:45:01 / October 10, 2017 @ 6:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:45:01 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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