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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 30 km NNW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste

Earthquake location -8.9615S, 124.245WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.245° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9615° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30 km NNW of Pante Makasar, 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 2020-11-26 09:01:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-26 09:31:15 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 312 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 0.789 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us7000cjzy Id of event.
Event Code 7000cjzy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cjzy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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