A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 216 km NE of Dili, East Timor (134 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:42:52 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000i60p. Event ids that are associated: us2000i60p. The epicenter was at a depth of 345.36 km (215 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.8631° East, -7.081° South, depth 345.36 km. Global time and date of event 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 17:42:52 / November 2, 2018 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 216 km NE of Dili, East Timor.
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