Great Earthquakes In Diverse Places
5.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia
Saturday, May 8, 2010 10:47 IST
The quake struck at 11:22 am local time (0322 GMT), with the epicentre
68 km northwest of Raba regency of West Nusa Tengara province, at a
depth of 10 km below sea bed, said Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology
and Physical Geography Agency (BMG).
Friday, an undersea earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale
struck eastern Indonesia, with the epicentre at 246 km southeast of
Melonguane town in North Sulawesi province.
There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.