A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 190 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (118 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:16:13 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cnvi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnvi. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 16:16:13 / December 3, 2020 @ 4:16 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.4282 East, latitude -7.5575 South, depth = 159.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 159.9 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-six 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: 190 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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