A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 212 km N of Likisá, Timor Leste (132 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 557.49 km (346 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8mf. Id of event: us7000c8mf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 13:41:43 / October 31, 2020 @ 1:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:41:43 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.1772° East, latitude -6.6764° South, depth = 557.49 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 212 km N of Likisá, Timor Leste.
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