5.2 Strikes Muara Siberut, Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.5129S, 99.6087W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 110 km SSE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (68 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Muara Siberut in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/01/19 / 2019-01-01 20:24:38 / January 1, 2019 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:24:38 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.68 km (20 miles). Event id: us2000izpf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000izpf. Exact location of event, depth 31.68 km, 99.6087° East, -2.5129° South.

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

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2019/01/01/moderate-earthquake-5-2-mag-was-detected-near-muara-siberut-in-indonesia-2/

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