A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pante Makasar in Timor Leste. Exact location of event, longitude 124.1306 East, latitude -9.0098 South, depth = 81.53 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.53 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:35:20 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 03:35:20 / June 14, 2020 @ 3:35 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000abjt. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000abjt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Atambua, Kefamenanu. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 34 km NW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste.
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