A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Pante Makasar in Timor Leste. Unique identifier: us7000cp82. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cp82. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 18:54:53 / December 4, 2020 @ 6:54 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:54:53 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.05 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.0302 East, latitude -9.1213 South, depth = 105.05 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Soe, Kefamenanu. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km WNW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste.
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