A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 222 km NNE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (138 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.396 East, latitude -6.5516 South, depth = 403.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cmye. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmye. The temblor was picked up at 09:57:20 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 09:57:20 / December 4, 2020 @ 9:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 403.64 km (251 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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