Magnitude-6.1 quake strikes off Indonesia

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck today off Sulawesi island in central Indonesia, the US Geological Survey said.

world Updated: Dec 16, 2011 00:56 IST
AFP

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday off Sulawesi island in central Indonesia, the US Geological Survey said.



The epicentre was 161 kilometres (100 miles) deep, and 68 kilometres (42 miles) south of the city of Gorontalo.



There was no potential for a tsunami, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said, and no damage was immediately reported.


First Published: Dec 13, 2011 14:26 IST