Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Lospalos in Timor Leste


Earthquake location -7.633S, 126.8676WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km N of Lospalos, Timor Leste (62 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 03:58:31 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.35 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 39.35 km, 126.8676° East, -7.633° South. Global time and date of event 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 03:58:31 / September 10, 2020 @ 3:58 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000bkvk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bkvk.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 99 km N of Lospalos, Timor Leste.

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