7.3 magnitude earthquake abala Timor-Leste

7.3 magnitude earthquake abala Timor-Leste

The US Geological Survey recorded an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale in the Banda Sea, near Indonesia and East Timor.

The epicenter of the earthquake occurred 121 kilometers from Lospalos, in Timor-Leste and 257 kilometers northeast of the country’s capital, Dili. It will have reached a depth of about 170 kilometers.

For the time being, there is no tsunami warning decreed in the region, nor are the causes for this natural phenomenon known.


Source: Jornal i by ionline.sapo.pt.

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