Earthquake in Indonesia: An earthquake of 6.6 magnitude occurred in Indonesia! People were frightened by the tremors and ran out of their homes.


An earthquake of 6.6 magnitude has been felt in the eastern part of Indonesia. This information was given by the United States Geological Survey on Tuesday (April 9, 2024). Meanwhile, news agency IANS reported that an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude occurred in the eastern province of West Papua.

According to the report of Xinhua New Agency, Indonesia's Geophysics Agency had initially given the intensity of the earthquake as 6.1 but later it was revised. The agency said the earthquake occurred at 07.02 am on Tuesday Jakarta time, whose epicentre was located 46 km southeast of Ransiki city and at a depth of 11 km below sea level. 

Aftershocks may hit this place in Indonesia!

It was also said that the tremors of the earthquake were felt far away. However, the good thing is that the agency did not issue any tsunami warnings. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center also said that there is no tsunami warning there at present, but Indonesia's Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said that people living around the Molucca Sea may feel aftershocks. can do.

Because of this, there is a danger of earthquakes in Indonesia

There will be no waves due to earthquake shocks. By the way, when earthquake tremors were felt in Indonesia, people in homes, offices and other buildings got scared. People frightened by these tremors immediately started running outside towards safe places. Indonesia is an archipelagic country located along the Ring of Fire and due to this, there is a risk of earthquake.