A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Sulawesi Island on Friday (15). Indonesia. at least 35 people were killed and dozens of others were injured.According to local government.
Thousands of people had to leave their homes after the earthquake.
The Indonesian government says dozens of homes, two hotels and a public building that houses the governor’s office have been damaged by the blowout.
Residents discovered debris in Mamuzu, Indonesia after the earthquake on this Friday (15). Photo: Rudy Acadikah / AP Photo
The country’s weather agency warned Enough to cause a tsunami, the ancestors risk.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the earthquake is 18.4 km deep and 6 km from the city of Majine, which monitors seismic activities around the world.
MAP: Earthquake in Indonesia – Photo: G1 World
Pacific circle of fire
Is in an area known as Indonesia Pacific circle of fireWith intense seismic activity due to encounters between tectonic plates. Earthquakes and volcanoes are common in the region, and countries with Pacific coastal countries often suffer from the effects of such events.