A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Timor Sea (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005wrx. Unique identifier: us70005wrx. Exact location of event, longitude 128.6246 East, latitude -9.2535 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:37:31 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 15:37:31 / October 21, 2019 @ 3:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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