5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Molibagu, Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.1819S, 124.4497W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 81 km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia (50 miles). A tsunami

warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.4497 East, latitude -0.1819 South, depth = 70.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 11:23:25 / December 11, 2018 @ 11:23 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.6 km (44 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:23:25 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ishb. Event ids that are associated: us2000ishb.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/12/11/moderate-earthquake-5-2-mag-strikes-near-molibagu-in-indonesia/

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