A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 322 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (200 miles). Id of earthquake: us70009g4h. Event ids that are associated: us70009g4h. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:09:15 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.4 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 17:09:15 / May 8, 2020 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 135.4 km, 129.4918° East, -7.0061° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 322 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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