A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 216 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (134 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 128.6311° East, -7.4374° South, depth 161.26 km. Global time and date of event 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 01:38:16 / December 22, 2020 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:38:16 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.26 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d5h9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5h9.
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 seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 216 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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