A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 187 km N of Lospalos, Timor Leste (116 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:51:28 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nam. Id of event: us70009nam. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.2784 East, latitude -6.8519 South, depth = 19.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.36 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 21:51:28 / May 16, 2020 @ 9:51 pm.
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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 187 km N of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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