A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Dili in East Timor. Id of earthquake: us10004wyc. Event ids that are associated: us10004wyc. Exact location of event, longitude 125.7848 East, latitude -7.8731 South, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:25:58 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 04:25:58 / March 12, 2016 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Dili in East Timor (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maubara, Gleno, Baucau. Country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Dili (c. 150 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Aileu (c. 17 400 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Maubara (c. 16 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Baucau (c. 16 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Gleno (c. 8 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Manatuto (c. 1 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km NNE of Dili, East Timor. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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