A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 190 km NNE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (118 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.4757 East, latitude -6.8701 South, depth = 391.71 km. The temblor was detected at 02:30:44 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 391.71 km (243 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 02:30:44 / January 26, 2021 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000d3b8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3b8.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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