A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 291 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (181 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 16:08:22 / July 9, 2020 @ 4:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 128.7678° East, -6.5657° South, depth 245.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 245.91 km (153 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:08:22 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aktz. Id of event: us7000aktz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 291 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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