A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 282 km NE of Dili, East Timor (175 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009fes. Event ids that are associated: us70009fes. Exact location, longitude 127.4328° East, latitude -6.8015° South, depth = 405.75 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 19:19:40 / May 6, 2020 @ 7:19 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:19:40 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 405.75 km (252 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 282 km NE of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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