Earthquake hits Indonesia | MENAFN.COM



The Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 shook the central part of Indonesia on Wednesday.

The earthquake occurred at 2:55 p.m. of local time, with an epicenter that falls 64 km southeast of the province of Nusa Tenggara and a depth of 10 km.

The earthquake is unlikely to cause a tsunami, another earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 has hit the eastern province of Papua in the country a few minutes later with a depth of 10 km.

The country is frequently hit by earthquakes, as it falls in an earthquake-prone area of ​​the “Pacific Ring of Fire.”




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