5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.2085S, 102.4064W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 151 km W of Kuripan, Indonesia (94 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 102.4064 East, latitude -5.2085 South, depth = 46.67 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.67 km (29 miles). Unique identifier: us2000hdbf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdbf. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:27:51 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuripan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 07:27:51 / September 12, 2018 @ 7:27 am.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/09/12/moderate-earthquake-5-1-mag-strikes-near-kuripan-in-indonesia/

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