A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 116 km NNE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (72 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:54:15 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a4j0. Id of event: us6000a4j0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.27 km (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.5756 East, latitude -7.635 South, depth = 165.27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 19:54:15 / May 26, 2020 @ 7:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 116 km NNE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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