A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 119 km NNW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste (74 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ck38. Id of event: us7000ck38. Global time and date of event 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 14:51:08 / November 23, 2020 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:51:08 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.89 East, latitude -8.2384 South, depth = 171.58 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 171.58 km (107 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km NNW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste.
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