A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 189 km N of Baukau, Timor Leste (117 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6815 East, latitude -6.7735 South, depth = 417.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 11:03:09 / December 30, 2020 @ 11:03 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4bf. Id of event: us6000d4bf. The temblor was detected at 11:03:09 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 417.34 km (259 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 189 km N of Baukau, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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