6.0 Magnitude quake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

6.0 Magnitude quake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia
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A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Sulawesi, Indonesia on 19 January, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, adding that the tremor took place about 116 kilometres (72 miles) southeast of Gorontalo at a depth of about 131 kilometres (81 miles), APA reports quoting Reuters

However, US Geological Survey reported that the 6.0 quake occurred 59 kilometres (36 miles) southwest of Molibagu, Indonesia, at a depth of 118 kilometres (73 miles).

There have been no immediate reports about damages or casualties due to the earthquake and no tsunami threat has been issued.


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