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Earthquake Of 5.9 Magnitude Jolts Indonesia’s Sumatra

An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Sumatra island during the early hours on October 1. According to the US Geological survey, the quake killed at least one person and injured dozens of others as people rushed out of buildings seeking safety. Reportedly, the quake occurred at around 2:30 am 40kms from the town of Sibolga, and had a depth of 13 kms. 

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 05:31 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Indonesia, Sumatra Island, Sibolga, Earthquake, environment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times