A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Lospalos in Timor Leste. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.5319 East, latitude -8.6319 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:04:24 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 23:04:24 / February 23, 2021 @ 11:04 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkiz. Id of event: us6000dkiz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Lospalos (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lospalos.
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 twelve 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km ESE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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