A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 234 km NNE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (145 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 02:34:15 / December 29, 2020 @ 2:34 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 272.54 km (169 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6pu. Unique identifier: us6000d6pu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.1116 East, latitude -6.714 South, depth = 272.54 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:34:15 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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