A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 106 km E of Lospalos, Timor Leste (66 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.97 km (13 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bgg0. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgg0. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:01 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.9646° East, latitude -8.4598° South, depth = 20.97 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 15:21:01 / August 27, 2020 @ 3:21 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 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: 106 km E of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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