A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 130 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (81 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.9 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:26:36 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 20:26:36 / October 6, 2020 @ 8:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.7084° East, latitude -7.5781° South, depth = 156.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c73l. Id of event: us6000c73l.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 130 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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