A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 186 km N of Baukau, Timor Leste (116 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:41:46 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). 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: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 03:41:46 / July 19, 2020 @ 3:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 440.25 km (274 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.5225° East, -6.7943° South, depth 440.25 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ar34. Id of event: us7000ar34.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 186 km N of Baukau, Timor Leste.
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