A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 166 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (103 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 03:41:53 / October 6, 2020 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c72w. Event ids that are associated: us6000c72w. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 141.96 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 128.2259° East, -7.6377° South, depth 141.96 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:41:53 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 166 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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