|Country or District||Indonesia|
|Outline||February 12, 2009, a series of earthquakes shook far northeastern Indonesia Thursday, injuring at least 42 people and damaging about 500 homes and other buildings, officials said.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Over 300 buildings were seriously damaged and over 3,000 people escaped from their homes after a 7.4-magnitude quake rocked North Sulawesi province on Thursday morning, according to the Health Ministry.
Powerful quakes rock northeastern Indonesia
On 2/11/2009 5:34:50 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 and depth 20km has struck an moderately populated area in the Sulawesi Utara Province (population: 2.6 million) in Indonesia. GDACS estimates the likelihood for need of international humanitarian intervention to be medium (Orange alert).
USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude 6.2 Date-Time Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 08:30:16 UTC Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 04:30:16 PM at epicenter Location 4.057°N, 126.940°E Depth 35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program Region KEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIA