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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts Indonesia

Christian Fernsby |
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck near Indonesia’s island province of North Sulawesi Friday, according to the Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency (BMKG).

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The quake’s epicenter was located 184 kilometers (114 miles) southwest of Melonguane regency at a depth of 84 kilometers (52 miles).

The agency did not issue a tsunami alert and there were no immediate reports of damage.

Last September, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, triggering a tsunami that towered up to 3 meters (about 10 feet) high and killing more than 2,000 people.

November 8, 2019

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