A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 243 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (151 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000d3fl. Event ids that are associated: us7000d3fl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 188.19 km (117 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:07:13 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.9236 East, latitude -7.441 South, depth = 188.19 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 13:07:13 / January 17, 2021 @ 1:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 243 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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