There are 28 Times Aftershocks, North Maluku Earthquake 7.1 Magnitude on Friday (11/15/2019)
There were aftershocks 28 times after the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Jailolo, North Maluku, Thursday (11/14/2019) at 00.17 WIT.
TRIBUNBATAM.id - Head of BMKG Center, Dwikorita Karnawati said, there were aftershocks 28 times after the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Jailolo, North Maluku, Thursday (11/14/2019) at 00.17 WIT.
"BMKG noted, up to 01.53 West Indonesia Time there had been aftershocks 28 times," Dwikorita said.
Dwikorita continued, the strength of the aftershocks varied, from magnitude 3.2 to the largest 5.9.
Previously, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Department (BMKG) stated that the tsunami early warning due to a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Jalolo, North Maluku, which occurred on Thursday (11/14/2019) at 11:17 pm West Indonesian Time had ended.
BMKG has revoked the status of tsunami early warning around 01.45 WIB.
The information was conveyed by BMKG on its official page.
Previously, BMKG noted, until Friday (11/15/2019) at 2:29 am, there had been 19 post-earthquake aftershocks of magnitude 7.1 in Jailolo, North Maluku.
This was conveyed by the Head of the BMKG Data Section of the Manado Geophysics Station, Edward Henry Mengko, via text message when confirmed, early Friday morning.
He said, for the occurrence of earthquakes with significant strength, usually followed by aftershocks.
In addition, the results of monitoring on tide gauges installed at the seashore, a tsunami was detected with a height of 0.10 meters (10 centimeters) in Bitung at 00.08 West Indonesia Time or 01.08 am.
Elevation of 0.09 meters (9 centimeters) in Jailolo at 23.43 West Indonesia Time or 00.43 am.
Then, the height is 0.06 meters (6 centimeters) in Ternate at 23:43 WIB or 00:43 am.
However, at 2:48 in the morning, aftershocks occurred again in Manado and several areas in North Sulawesi.
Feels strong enough and only lasts a few seconds.
Areas that felt the impact of the earthquake included the Sangihe Islands Regency and Bitung City.
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