A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 297 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (185 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d81p. Unique identifier: us6000d81p. 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: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 15:46:26 / January 13, 2021 @ 3:46 pm. Exact location of event, depth 141.12 km, 129.3625° East, -7.2262° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 141.12 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:46:26 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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