A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 188 km N of Lospalos, Timor Leste (117 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 10:02:12 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.0007 East, latitude -6.8147 South, depth = 409.82 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c17u. Event ids that are associated: us6000c17u. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 10:02:12 / September 22, 2020 @ 10:02 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 409.82 km (255 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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