Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Sulawesi in Indonesia

Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Sulawesi in Indonesia
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  • calendar-gray 24 March 2019

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, ONAreports quoting sputniknews.

The shallow quake was registered 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) northwest of the town of Pendolo. The epicenter lied at the depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Indonesia is part of the so-called Ring of Fire, an area in the Pacific Ocean where the most active tectonic plates are located.

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