A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 239 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (149 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 159.45 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:52:15 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 01:52:15 / August 5, 2019 @ 1:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 127.4925° East, -7.5422° South, depth 159.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600054lu. Unique identifier: us600054lu.
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-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 239 km ENE of Dili, East Timor. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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