A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Timor Sea (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.06 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 128.4701° East, -8.7346° South, depth 65.06 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 18:00:47 / January 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:00:47 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007k49. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007k49.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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