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 […]

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