A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Suai in Timor Leste on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.0344 East, latitude -9.6146 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpv4. Unique identifier: us7000cpv4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 16:17:40 / December 7, 2020 @ 4:17 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:17:40 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Ainaro, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ainaro (c. 12 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km SW of Suai, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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