An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 near Central Sulawesi Province in Indonesia killed one person

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 An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 near Central Sulawesi Province in Indonesia killed one person


On the night of the earthquake, people stayed out for the night. (Figure source: foreign media)

Overseas Network, April 13 (Beijing Time, 19:40) local time, 12, 18:40, Indonesias Central Sulawesi Province near the sea area occurred a magnitude 6.8 earthquake. The authorities issued a tsunami warning after the earthquake, which was withdrawn about an hour later. At present, the earthquake has killed one person.

According to the Indonesian President of the Bureau of Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics, 20 aftershocks of varying degrees occurred within three hours of the earthquake, according to the Ministrys monitoring, New Delhi Television reported. The strongest aftershocks were magnitude 5.6 and the lightest was magnitude 3.4. Indonesian local newspaper Manila Gazette reported that video footage during the earthquake showed violent shaking. Many local residents ran from their homes to higher places, and a resident died after accidentally falling down in the process of escape. Some residents said that the earthquake was very strong in Luwuk city of the province. The local power was cut off and the residents fled to high places to escape. Similarly in Indonesias Central Sulawesi Province, on the afternoon of September 28, 2018, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck the provincial capital of Central Sulawesi, Palu, and another city, East Gala. A total of 2091 people were killed, 10679 injured and 680 missing. Source: Overseas Network Responsible Editor: Liu Yuxin_NBJS7825

According to the Indonesian President of the Bureau of Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics, 20 aftershocks of varying degrees occurred within three hours of the earthquake, according to the Ministrys monitoring, New Delhi Television reported. The strongest aftershocks were magnitude 5.6 and the lightest was magnitude 3.4.

Indonesian local newspaper Manila Gazette reported that video footage during the earthquake showed violent shaking. Many local residents ran from their homes to higher places, and a resident died after accidentally falling down in the process of escape. Some residents said that the earthquake was very strong in Luwuk city of the province. The local power was cut off and the residents fled to high places to escape.

Similarly in Indonesias Central Sulawesi Province, on the afternoon of September 28, 2018, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck the provincial capital of Central Sulawesi, Palu, and another city, East Gala. A total of 2091 people were killed, 10679 injured and 680 missing.