A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pante Makasar in Timor Leste. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:01:14 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 09:01:14 / November 26, 2020 @ 9:01 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.82 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cjzy. Unique identifier: us7000cjzy. Exact location of event, depth 119.82 km, 124.245° East, -8.9615° South.
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 30 km NNW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste.
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