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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 163 km N of Manatutu, Timor Leste

Earthquake location -7.0414S, 125.8558WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 163 km N of Manatutu, Timor Leste (101 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:33:33 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8558 East, latitude -7.0414 South, depth = 517.23 km. Event id: us7000ce8q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ce8q. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 517.23 km (321 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 00:33:33 / November 9, 2020 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 163 km N of Manatutu, Timor Leste.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8558° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.0414° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 517.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 163 km N of Manatutu, Timor Leste Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-09 00:33:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-22 05:53:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.121 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ce8q Id of event.
Event Code 7000ce8q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ce8q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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