A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Lospalos in Timor Leste. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:10:53 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cqb7. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqb7. Global time and date of event 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 14:10:53 / December 8, 2020 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 127.5203° East, -8.5853° South, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lospalos. The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Lospalos (c. 17 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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