A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Leof in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 19:14:45 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 11:14:45 / May 9, 2020 @ 11:14 am. Event id: us70009d96. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009d96. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.0702° East, latitude -9.6212° South, depth = 43.06 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.06 km (27 miles).
The epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Same (c. 25 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ainaro (c. 12 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Same, Soe, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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