Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake in Sangihe Islands, Head of BPBD: No Damage Report yet
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 rocked the Sangihe Islands, North Sulawesi, on Friday (8/27/2021) 18:22 WITA. The BMKG Data and Information
Penulis: Lia Sisvita Dinatri | Editor: Irfan Azmi Silalahi
The BMKG Data and Information Coordinator for Manado Geophysics Station, Edward Henry Mengko, said that this earthquake didn't have the potential to cause a tsunami.
It was felt in Tahuna III MMI," said Edward Henry Mengko, as reported by Kompas.com, Friday night.
He explained, looking at the location of the epicenter and the depth of the hypocenter, the earthquake that occurred was an earthquake with a shallow depth, due to the subduction activity of the Sulawesi Sea plate.
"This earthquake has no potential for a tsunami," said Edward.
"The tremors was quite felt, but not too strong. There have been no reports of damage," he said.
(TRIBUNBATAM.id/ Lia Sisvita Dinatri)
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