A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Dili in East Timor. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Dili in East Timor (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 02:13:15 / April 2, 2020 @ 2:13 am. Id of earthquake: us70008l5g. Event ids that are associated: us70008l5g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6581 East, latitude -7.9492 South, depth = 35 km. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:15 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Venilale, Baucau, Gleno (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Dili (c. 150 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Aileu (c. 17 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Maubara (c. 16 300 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Venilale (c. 16 000 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Baucau (c. 16 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gleno (c. 8 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Manatuto (c. 1 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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