A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 236 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (147 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:54:02 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 12:54:02 / January 12, 2019 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 155.66 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000j3bd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3bd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.4827 East, latitude -7.5917 South, depth = 155.66 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 236 km ENE of Dili, East Timor.
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