A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia on Monday. The temblor was detected at 07:49:02 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 124.7671° East, -9.6685° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 07:49:02 / December 7, 2020 @ 7:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpv1. Id of event: us7000cpv1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maliana, Pante Makasar, Suai. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 40 km SE of Kefamenanu, Indonesia.
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