A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 169 km NE of Dili, East Timor (105 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 232.21 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjwg. Unique identifier: us2000hjwg. Exact location of event, longitude 126.7508 East, latitude -7.5775 South, depth = 232.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 19:44:48 / September 25, 2018 @ 7:44 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:44:48 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 169 km NE of Dili, East Timor.
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