A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 221 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste (137 miles) on Saturday. 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: us6000dess. Id of event: us6000dess. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 19:43:01 / January 30, 2021 @ 7:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.91 km (94 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.5855 East, latitude -7.2877 South, depth = 151.91 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:43:01 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 221 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste.
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