A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 241 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (150 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 02:19:55 / February 5, 2021 @ 2:19 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:19:55 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dek7. Id of event: us6000dek7. Exact location of earthquake, 128.8365° East, -7.3394° South, depth 140.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.18 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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