5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Kota Ternate, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.4874S, 126.3356W

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (74 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hiv7. Unique identifier: us2000hiv7. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3356 East, latitude 0.4874 North, depth = 35 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:09:38 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 03:09:38 / September 23, 2018 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/09/23/moderate-earthquake-m5-2-quake-has-struck-near-kota-ternate-in-indonesia/

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