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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Lospalos in Timor Leste

Earthquake location -7.3246S, 129.3336WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 289 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (180 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:33:14 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 125.69 km, 129.3336° East, -7.3246° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 02:33:14 / June 25, 2020 @ 2:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000aghw. Event ids that are associated: us7000aghw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.69 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 289 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.3336° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.3246° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 125.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 289 km ENE 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 2020-06-25 02:33:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-05 04:20:45 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 284 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 2.054 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us7000aghw Id of event.
Event Code 7000aghw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aghw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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