Magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes Indonesia

The quake struck at a depth of 200km

By Reuters

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Published: Wed 29 Dec 2021, 11:01 PM

An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Thursday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The quake struck at a depth of 200km (124.274 miles), EMSC said.

Indonesia sits on the Ring of Fire, a band around the Pacific Ocean that sets off frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity.


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