A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (88 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us6000bhnm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhnm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 20:38:23 / August 14, 2020 @ 8:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 127.9012° East, -7.5996° South, depth 171.99 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:38:23 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 171.99 km (107 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 142 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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