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Indonesia: Earthquake: 2005/1/24 Country Information on DRR

Period 2005/1/24
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake has hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, causing panic among thousands of people who fled their homes fearing a tsunami. The earthquake, measuring 6.2, damaged several buildings in the town of Palu. One person died after the tremor struck.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BBC News 2005/01/24
Indonesian quake causes panic.

CNN News 2005/01/24
A large earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island early on Monday, damaging some buildings.

Geographycal Data

USGS National Earthquake Information Center 2005/01/24
A strong earthquake occurred on Monday, January 24, 2005. The magnitude 6.3 event has been located in SULAWESI, INDONESIA.