A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 191 km N of Baukau, Timor Leste (119 miles). Exact location of event, depth 420.95 km, 126.6528° East, -6.7558° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 420.95 km (262 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 04:28:06 / December 17, 2020 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. 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: us6000d1v3. Id of event: us6000d1v3. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:28:06 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 191 km N of Baukau, Timor Leste.
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