A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km N of Baukau, Timor Leste (93 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 371.01 km (231 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:11:57 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 14:11:57 / October 19, 2020 @ 2:11 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6206 East, latitude -7.135 South, depth = 371.01 km. Unique identifier: us6000c9f0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9f0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 149 km N of Baukau, Timor Leste. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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