Several earthquakes with magnitudes above 5.0 again rocked a number of Indonesian regions on Monday, June 3, 2019.
According to information from the official page of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), an earthquake with magnitude 6.0 hit the South Nias region, North Sumatra Province, at 12:57:09.
The epicenter was in the sea 30 km west of the South Nias district with a depth of 19 km. The felt quake (MMI) III Teluk Dalam, III Gunungsitoli, III Padang Sidempuan, II North Nias. The earthquake was said to have no tsunami potential.
The M 6.0 earthquake shook South Nias (Foto: BMKG)
Then at 13:04:35 WIB, South Nias was again rocked by aftershock with a magnitude of 5.5. The location of the earthquake was at 0.27 LU, 97.61 BT, about 40 km southwest of South Nias.
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 Km and did not have the potential for a tsunami. This earthquake was felt (MMI) II South Nias, I-II Gunungsitoli, North Sumatra.
Earlier at 07:42:58 WIB, the west coast of Sumatra was also hit by a 5.0 magnitude earthquake. The location of the earthquake occurred at 3.62 LU, 96.90 BT with the epicenter located in the Sea 25 km Southwest of the District of West Aceh.
This earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 Km and did not have the potential for a tsunami. This 5.0 magnitude earthquake was also felt (MMI) III BlangPidie, III Meukek, South Aceh.
Indonesia was rocked by a number of earthquakes M ≥ 5.0 (Foto: BMKG)
In addition to the west coast of Sumatra, earthquakes with magnitudes above 5.0 also occur in eastern Indonesia.
The earthquake with a strength of 5.7 hit the Maluku region at 3 June 2019 at 1:26:29 WIB. The location of the earthquake was 6.98 LS, 129.55 BT, about 224 km North West Maluku West Southeast with a depth of 163 Km. The earthquake was said to have no tsunami potential.