Strong magnitude-6.2 quake hits Sulawesi

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JAKARTA: A strong, magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

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There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the quake, which hit at 2.18am local time ON Friday (18:18 GMT Thursday).

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The epicentre was 36 kilometres (22 miles) south of Mamuju, the capital of West Sulawesi, and the quake had a depth of 18 kilometres, the USGS said.

Mamuju is home to approximately 110,000 people. – AFP

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