Indonesia hit by 6.1-magnitude earthquake

Indonesia hit by 6.1-magnitude earthquake
# 18 January 2023 06:51 (UTC +04:00)

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake was recorded in Indonesia on Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), APA reports citing Teletrader.

The epicenter was 65 kilometers south-south-east of the city of Gorontalo, home to around 1.2 million people, according to 2019 data. The tremor struck the region at a depth of 147.1 kilometers and it remains unknown as of yet whether it resulted in any casualties.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported the same earthquake at a magnitude of 6.0.

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