A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 132 km NNE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (82 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 23:34:09 / July 31, 2020 @ 11:34 pm. Event id: us6000b7qw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7qw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 150.21 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:34:09 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 127.588 East, latitude -7.4756 South, depth = 150.21 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 132 km NNE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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