A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 209 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (130 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.19 km (93 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 12:48:07 / October 17, 2020 @ 12:48 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:48:07 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cbbx. Id of event: us6000cbbx. Exact location of earthquake, 128.5516° East, -7.4227° South, depth 149.19 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 209 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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