A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 178 km N of Metinaro, Timor Leste (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 11:14:01 / October 24, 2020 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:14:01 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 536.37 km, 125.4996° East, -6.9332° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 536.37 km (333 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000c7iv. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7iv.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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