A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km E of Lospalos, Timor Leste (89 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us6000d5fq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5fq. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:58:13 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 19:58:13 / December 21, 2020 @ 7:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 128.3056 East, latitude -8.4995 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 143 km E of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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