A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 190 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (118 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:20:19 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b7nq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7nq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.28 km (96 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.3176° East, -7.4156° South, depth 155.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 20:20:19 / July 31, 2020 @ 8:20 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 190 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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