A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Lospalos in Timor Leste on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 19:14:48 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 19:14:48 / March 3, 2021 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 127.4958 East, latitude -7.8202 South, depth = 134.79 km. Event id: us7000df8b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df8b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.79 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Lospalos (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lospalos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km NE of Lospalos, Timor Leste. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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