Habibola, Indonesia Experiences Magnitude 5 Earthquake

Earthquake location -9.5738S, 122.6834W

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 97 km SSE of Habibola, Indonesia (60 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 122.6834 East, latitude -9.5738 South, depth = 71.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.02 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/19 / 2019-01-01 16:25:37 / January 1, 2019 @ 4:25 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iznk. Id of event: us2000iznk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:25:37 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter).

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

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2019/01/01/moderate-earthquake-m5-quake-has-struck-near-habibola-in-indonesia/

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