A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hp94. Id of event: us1000hp94. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.4183 East, latitude -2.921 South, depth = 21.27 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Mamasa in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.27 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:40:16 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 13:40:16 / November 8, 2018 @ 1:40 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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