Magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred in Indonesia

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred in IndonesiaEarthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Monday near the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.
According to seismologists, the epicenter of which occurred in 23.7 to UTC (03.07 MSK) earthquake was located 103 kilometers north-east of Baubau, its center lies at a depth of 9.4 kilometers.
No casualties, destruction and the threat of a tsunami is not reported.
Indonesia is the most seismically active area of the planet and is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault). In this part of the world are the most active tectonic plates, one of which moves at a speed of seven centimeters a year. Annually seismologists recorded here 6-7 thousand earthquakes with a magnitude greater than 4.0.
In 2009, the victims of a series of powerful earthquakes in the province of West Sumatra were more than a thousand people, and in 2004, off the west coast of Sumatra was the strongest in the world over the last 40 years an earthquake. Consequent tsunami claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in 12 countries of the Indian Ocean.

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