A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 278 km ENE of Dili, East Timor (173 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005usg. Id of event: us70005usg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 127.8796 East, latitude -7.5328 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 21:10:18 / October 16, 2019 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:10:18 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 278 km ENE of Dili, East Timor.
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