A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Pante Makasar in Timor Leste. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.96 km (71 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 time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 18:04:05 / July 2, 2020 @ 6:04 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:04:05 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.0751 East, latitude -9.1955 South, depth = 113.96 km. Unique identifier: us7000ak56. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ak56.
Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Soe, Kefamenanu.
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km W of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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