5.2 Magnitude Quake Shakes Samosir

Farida Noris    •    11 Juli 2017 13:11 WIB
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5.2 Magnitude Quake Shakes Samosir
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Metrotvnews.com, Medan: A 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck Samosir, North Sumatra at 08.24 AM local time on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

The earthquake occurred at 8 kilometers northeast of Samosir. The earthquake occured around 152 kilometers below the surface.

"The earthquake did not trigger tsunami,"the Medan Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency data and information division head Syahnan.

A strong shake was felt in Samosir. A weak shake was felt weak in Pematang Siantar, Parapat, Medan, Sidikalang and Sabolga.

"The public should stay calm," he added.


(WAH)