Another 6.7-magnitude quake hits West Sumba
12:31 PM, January 22, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:51 PM, January 22, 2019

Another 6.7-magnitude quake hits Indonesian province

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has reported that a 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted East Nusa Tenggara’s West Sumba of Indonesia again on Tuesday at 1:59 pm local time.

A few hours before, the area experienced at least three smaller earthquakes.

The first was a 6-magnitude earthquake at 6:59 a.m. on Tuesday morning, followed by two aftershocks of a 5.2 magnitude and 3.2 magnitude about an hour later.

The 6.7-magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was located at sea, 120 kilometers southwest of Waikabubak in West Sumba, at a depth of 10 km.

Copyright: The Jakarta Post/ Asia News Network

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