2008 Sulawesi earthquake

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2008 Sulawesi earthquake
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Date November 16, 2008 (2008-11-16)
Magnitude 7.3 Mw
Depth 21 km (13 mi)
Epicenter Sulawesi, Indonesia, near Gorontalo
Areas affected Indonesia
Max. intensity VII
Casualties 4 killed, 59 injured[1]

The 2008 Sulawesi earthquake struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, on 16 November 2008 at 17:02:31 UTC.[2] A 7.3 Mw earthquake, it was followed by seven aftershocks higher than 5.0 Mw. Tsunami warnings were issued for the region, but later cancelled.[1] Four people were killed in the quake and 59 injured.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Four killed in Indonesia quake". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. November 17, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-21. 
  2. ^ "Magnitude 7.3 - MINAHASA, SULAWESI, INDONESIA". USGS. November 16, 2008. Archived from the original on 2 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-16.