A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 297 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (185 miles). Exact location, longitude 128.7678° East, latitude -6.489° South, depth = 247.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 247.97 km (154 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 01:15:15 / August 18, 2020 @ 1:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bclq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bclq. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:15:15 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 297 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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