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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 32 km NW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste

Earthquake location -8.9828S, 124.1866WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Pante Makasar in Timor Leste. Event id: us7000myiw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000myiw. Global time and date of event 11/07/24 / 2024-07-11 08:34:22 / July 11, 2024 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:34:22 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.1866 East, latitude -8.9828 South, depth = 67.841 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.841 km (42 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atambua, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 32 km NW of Pante Makasar, Timor Leste.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.1866° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9828° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.841 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32 km NW 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 2024-07-11 08:34:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-11 08:49:20 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.772 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us7000myiw Id of event.
Event Code 7000myiw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000myiw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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