A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Same in Timor Leste on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:53:40 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 02:53:40 / June 16, 2020 @ 2:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6428 East, latitude -9.3464 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000ah6l. Event ids that are associated: us6000ah6l.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Dili (c. 150 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Same (c. 25 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Liquica, Dili, Atambua (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 37 km S of Same, Timor Leste.
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