6.9 quake hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island

:: Peoples Time Online ::

An earthquake of 6.9 magnitude struck Indonesia on Friday, with authorities calling a tsunami alert, according to the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG).

The epicenter of the tremor was located to the southeast of Sulawesi Island, with a depth of 10 kilometers (six miles), according to the agency.

A tsunami warning was issued following the quake, while there have been no reports of deaths or injuries so far.

On Sept. 28, 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and its resulting tsunami hit Palu, Indonesia, killing 4,340.

Peoples Time/HG

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