WORLD 5.8-magnitude quake strikes off central Indonesia


5.8-magnitude quake strikes off central Indonesia


10:55, August 26, 2021

Photo: USGS

JAKARTA, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 jolted off Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province on Thursday, said the meteorology and geophysics agency.

The quake struck at 02:14:21 GMT with the epicenter at 44 km northwest Tojo Una-Una district and a depth of 10.0 km under the sea bed.

The agency did not issue a tsunami warning as the quake did not potentially trigger giant waves.

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