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Indonesia earthquake: Highly effective magnitude 6.2 quake rocks island of Sulawesi | World | Information

2021-01-14 19:04:00

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The EMSC mentioned the earthquake hit at round 2.28am native time and had a depth of 10km (6.21 miles).

It struck 138km northwest of Parepare, which has a inhabitants of 140,000.

The earthquake additionally hit 34 km south-southeast of Mamuju, which is house to round 15,000 individuals.

The depth of 10km could appear small however shallow earthquakes are felt extra strongly than deeper ones as they’re nearer to the floor.

The VolcanoDiscovery web site has reported that vbaased on the preliminary seismic knowledge, the quake ought to have been broadly felt by virtually everybody within the space of the epicenter.

The outlet reported the earthquake “may need brought on gentle to average harm”.

VolcanoDiscovery added “average shaking” probably occured in Mamuju, in addition to in Polewali 58km away from the epicentre, and 62km away in Majene.

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