Vital earthquake of magnitude 5.2 simply reported 102 km northeast of Kendari, Indonesia
Wed, 2 Dec 2020, 20:56
20:56 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
5.2 quake 3 Dec 4:36 am (GMT +8)
Indonesia was shaken close to Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 solely 9 minutes in the past, the German Analysis Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter close to Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, early morning on Thursday 3 December 2020 at 4.36 am native time. Shallow earthquakes are felt extra strongly than deeper ones as they’re nearer to the floor. The precise magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake is perhaps revised inside the subsequent few hours or minutes as seismologists assessment knowledge and refine their calculations, or as different businesses difficulty their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 5.2 earthquake as effectively.
Based mostly on the preliminary seismic knowledge, the quake shouldn’t have brought about any important injury, however was most likely felt by many individuals as mild vibration within the space of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might need been felt in Kendari (pop. 195,000) positioned 102 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: Wed, 2 Dec 20:36 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.41°S / 123.37°E
Main knowledge supply: BMKG