Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Indonesia

The archipelago nation is often hit by earthquakes, the last one earlier this month

By Reuters

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People stand inside a damaged house after an earthquake struck off theÊIndonesian island of Java in Pacarejo, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia July 1, 2023. Photo: Reuters file
People stand inside a damaged house after an earthquake struck off theÊIndonesian island of Java in Pacarejo, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia July 1, 2023. Photo: Reuters file

Published: Wed 22 Nov 2023, 7:34 AM

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Halmahera, Indonesia on Wednesday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said.

The quake was at a depth of 120 km (74.56 miles), GFZ added.

The archipelago nation is often hit by earthquakes, the last one being earlier this month, of a 7.1 magnitude.

Halamahera itself saw a similar earthquake in September.

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