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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Lospalos in Timor Leste

Earthquake location -7.0463S, 128.9293WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 268 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (167 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:41:07 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 163.07 km (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.9293° East, latitude -7.0463° South, depth = 163.07 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b98q. Id of event: us6000b98q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 22:41:07 / July 29, 2020 @ 10:41 pm.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 268 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.9293° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.0463° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 163.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 268 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-29 22:41:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-16 02:22:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000b98q Id of event.
Event Code 6000b98q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b98q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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