A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 272 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (169 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.15 km (80 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 18:28:27 / September 23, 2020 @ 6:28 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:28:27 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 129.0942 East, latitude -7.2225 South, depth = 128.15 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c06q. Id of event: us6000c06q.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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