At least forty-five deaths due to severe earth quake in the molucca islands

There are, of Thursday, at least forty-five dead, including one child, and many wounded, fallen in an earthquake in the Indonesian archipelago of the Maluku islands, reports news agency AFP.

The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.5 that occurred near the city of Ambon, where there are about 400,000 people live in it. Due to the earthquake, many buildings collapsed and people trapped under the rubble.

Also, due to the earthquake and mudslides, resulting in at least one person has been killed.

“There have been at least a hundred wounded, fallen, and more than two thousand people have been evacuated,” said an Indonesian spokesperson for the national disaster management Agus Wibowo. On the pictures you can see that the earlier widespread panic it caused in the city. Because the earthquake struck during the night, local time, took place, a lot of people will start to wake up.

Local authorities are reporting that the earthquake will not cause tsunami. Let it also followed another aftershock, which had a magnitude of 5.6.

Indonesia has more earthquakes. In september 2018, was on the island of Sulawesi, on the west side of the molucca islands, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5. When the earthquake and subsequent tsunami resulted in more than a thousand deaths.


Sulawesi hit by the earthquake and tsunami-An overview

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