6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia

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6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia
6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia

New Delhi : An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale has been reported in North of Halmahera, Indonesia on Friday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said.

According to the NSC, the earthquake had its epicentre at a depth of 99 Km, and it was felt at 01:32:47 IST.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:6.2, Occurred on 24-02-2023, 01:32:47 IST, Lat: 3.28 & Long: 128.36, Depth: 99 Km, Location: North of Halmahera, Indonesia," NCS tweeted.No casualties have been reported so far. More details are awaited.

So far, there are no reports of property or life loss.

The tremors of the earthquake were also felt in the nearby province of North Sulawesi.

Indonesia sits on a vulnerable quake-hit zone called “the Pacific Ring of Fire”.