A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 210 kilometers (130 miles) from Aileu in East Timor. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 127.4831° East, -8.7769° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 14:29:19 / October 19, 2019 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:29:19 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005vzl. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005vzl.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lospalos. The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Lospalos (c. 17 200 pop). Close country/countries, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 210 km E of Aileu, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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