A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 290 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (180 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 173.47 km (108 miles). Global time and date of event 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 18:23:30 / May 12, 2020 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70009kvj. Event ids that are associated: us70009kvj. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:23:30 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.9715° East, latitude -6.7882° South, depth = 173.47 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 290 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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