Earthquake in East Timor Tsunami Alert in Indian Ocean sr

New Delhi, May 27: East Timor (Timor-Leste) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit the coast on Friday. Meanwhile, it is expected to affect the Indian Ocean. A tsunami alert has been issued for the Indian Ocean and a warning has been issued. (Chance of a tsunami in the Indian OceanIt is learned that there was no loss of life or property in the quake. Its main center (Lospalos) Was 38 km north-east of the place called. The US Geological Survey (USGS) tweeted that the depth of the quake was 49 km.

After the quake, not only the USGS but also the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWMS) issued a tsunami alert. The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. According to one source, the quake struck very quickly and ended quickly. After that people went out to get their work done. The quake affected the Bolivian capital Paz and the Peruvian cities of Arequipa, Tecna and Cusco.

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East Timor is a place on earth called the Ring of Fire. Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes all happen in this area. A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook North Sumatra in February this year, killing at least 12 people. These earthquakes cause volcanic eruptions. Or volcanic eruptions cause earthquakes. Experts believe that sometimes tsunamis occur. Meanwhile, a tsunami in the Indian Ocean is likely to hit some Indian states.

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The 2004 earthquake killed millions

A magnitude 9.1 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra in 2004 triggered a tsunami. It killed 220,000 people in Timor and Indonesia. Currently, East Timor has a population of about 1.3 million. It is the youngest country in Southeast Asia. Recently, the 20th Independence Day was celebrated, detached from Indonesia.

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