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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Lospalos in Timor Leste

Earthquake location -6.4461S, 128.7819WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 302 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (188 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us6000a9vc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a9vc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 00:02:50 / June 4, 2020 @ 12:02 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 255.71 km (159 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.7819 East, latitude -6.4461 South, depth = 255.71 km. The temblor was detected at 00:02:50 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 302 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.7819° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.4461° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 255.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 302 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-04 00:02:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-17 04:42:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.92 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000a9vc Id of event.
Event Code 6000a9vc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a9vc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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