A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 261 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (162 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:44:50 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bkx4. Unique identifier: us7000bkx4. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 00:44:50 / September 4, 2020 @ 12:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 128.3959° East, latitude -6.6131° South, depth = 271.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 271.65 km (169 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 261 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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