6.2M Earthquake Kills at Least 34 on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island

6.2M Earthquake Kills at Least 34 on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit an Indonesian island on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Initial findings indicate at least 34 people died, and over 650 are injured. The quake, the latest in a series over the past 24 hours, has displaced more than 15,000 Sulawesi residents. At least 26 of those killed were in Mamuju — eight […]

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has just struck off Bitung, Indonesia according to the U.S Geological Survey. The epicenter, with a depth of 37.44km (23 miles), was initially determined to be at least 1.7 degrees north latitude and 126.4 east longitude. This the second large quake to hit the island this weekend as a shallower 5.4 […]

Earthquake: 5.4 Quake Hits Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Earthquake: 5.4 Quake Hits Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

A 5.4 Earthquake just hit Peso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The earthquake hit 30km NNW of Pendolo, Indonesia with a depth of 10.0km. Though the quake was shallow, with a depth of only 10.0km it still packed a punch. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the earthquakes depth was approximately 6.2 miles. The EMSC said it […]

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