Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Lospalos, Lautém, Timor-Leste
Sun, 13 Jun 2021, 11:5211:52 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 13 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Lospalos, Lautém, Timor-Leste. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Sunday 13 June 2021 at 8:37 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 128 km below the surface.
4.6 quake 13 Jun 8:37 pm (GMT +9)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Lospalos (pop. 17,200) located 79 km from the epicenter, and Baucau (pop. 16,000) 109 km away.
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Date & time: 13 Jun 8:37 pm (GMT +9) local time (13 Jun 2021 11:37 GMT)
Depth: 128.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.84°S / 127.21°E (Banda Sea, Timor-Leste)
Primary data source: BMKG
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