A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Lospalos in Timor Leste. Id of earthquake: us7000cp0u. Event ids that are associated: us7000cp0u. Global time and date of event 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 02:21:35 / December 8, 2020 @ 2:21 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 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 location of earthquake, longitude 127.2977 East, latitude -9.0037 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:21:35 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Lospalos (c. 17 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lospalos.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three 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.
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