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Five Earthquakes Reported Across Indonesia, no Tsunami Warnings Issued

Earthquake in the Southwest of Sibolga

According to the US Geological Survey, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck the southwest of the Indonesian city of Sibolga in Sumatra on Monday afternoon.

There was no tsunami warning for the quake. No casualties or damage have been reported thus far.

Meanwhile, the Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency, or BMKG, has reported four earthquakes across Indonesia today.

The first quake occurred at 07.42 am in the southwest of Aceh, with a magnitude of 5 and a depth of 16 km. The second quake jolted the southwest of Nias and North Sumatra with a magnitude of 6 and a depth of 19 km. The third quake struck at 1.05 pm in the southwest of Nias, North Sumatra with a magnitude of 5.5 and a depth of 22 km.

Meanwhile, the fourth quake, which took place at 1.36 pm in the northwest of Maluku, has a magnitude of 5.7 and a depth of 228 km. The BMKG has not any issued tsunami warnings. No damages or losses have been reported.

Source: Channel News Asia, Bisnis
Image: Channel News Asia

See: 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shook Sulawesi Early this Morning

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