Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes near Palu in Indonesia

By REUTERS
August 18, 2012 13:02

 
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SINGAPORE - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 35 miles southeast of Palu on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said.

The quake was originally reported by the USGS as a magnitude of 6.5. The depth was reported at 12.5 miles.

The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a destructive tsunami was not generated by the earthquake and that the Japan Meteorological Agency may issue additional information on the quake.

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