A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 147 km SSE of Viqueque, Timor Leste (91 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:23:54 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 15:23:54 / February 19, 2021 @ 3:23 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.699° East, -10.1473° South. Id of earthquake: us6000diyc. Event ids that are associated: us6000diyc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 147 km SSE of Viqueque, Timor Leste.
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