The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Company, or BMKG, mentioned the tremor of the quake didn’t set off a tsunami.
The quake occurred at 15:55 p.m. native time with its epicenter positioned 37 km southeast of the Melonguane sub-district of Talaud Island and a depth of 11 km below the seabed, in keeping with the company.
Head of Catastrophe Administration and Mitigation Company (BPBD) of North Sulawesi Province Joi Oroh that the quake didn’t trigger any injury or casualties, mentioned as reported by Xinhua.
Within the hardest-hit Talaud Island, the tremor was felt strongly, however didn’t set off panic amongst native residents, mentioned Jabes Linda, head of the operational unit of the catastrophe administration and mitigation company within the district.
“Now we have checked the dangers in every sub-district, and to date there have been no reviews of harm or casualties from the quake,” he instructed Xinhua.
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