A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 250 km N of Dili, East Timor (155 miles) on Monday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:10:10 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.4445° East, latitude -6.299° South, depth = 482.27 km. Id of earthquake: us2000c4zv. Event ids that are associated: us2000c4zv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/17 / 2017-12-10 23:10:10 / December 10, 2017 @ 11:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 482.27 km (300 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 250 km N of Dili, East Timor.
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