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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Pante Makasar in Timor Leste

Earthquake location -7.6197S, 123.8114WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 185 km NNW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste (115 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:26:01 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 05:26:01 / December 4, 2020 @ 5:26 am. Id of earthquake: us7000cmun. Event ids that are associated: us7000cmun. Exact location of earthquake, 123.8114° East, -7.6197° South, depth 333.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 333.5 km (207 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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: 185 km NNW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.8114° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.6197° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 333.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 185 km NNW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-04 05:26:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-04 06:15:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.856 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cmun Id of event.
Event Code 7000cmun An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cmun, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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