Indonesia Jolted by 5.0 Earthquake Near North Coast of Pupua

Indonesia Jolted by 5.0 Earthquake Near North Coast of Pupua

Early Jan. 2, 2019, Indonesia experienced a 5.0 magnitude earthquake centered 188km WNW of Abepura. The epicenter’s depth is shallow; only 46.8 km (29.08 miles). The trembler stuck 07:59 UTC. Currently, no tsunami warning has been issued, and typically one will not occur in a moderate earthquake. However, shallow epicenters often trigger tsunamis. In 2018, nine […]

Indonesia Hit With 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake Following Today’s Landslide

Indonesia Hit With 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake Following Today’s Landslide

While rescuers were still working to recover bodies from a devastating Indonesia landslide, the nation is hit by a 5.0 magnitude earthquake. According to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the shake occurred at around 117 km from Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. 2018 proved to be a disastrous year for people living on the Southeast Asian […]

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