Author: Sandy Ghaz
Date: January 22, 2019
in: Breaking News
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Indonesia Hit by Earthquake with 6.4 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a 6.4 magnitude quake in Indonesia.

Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.

One of the latest strong quakes recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental, Philippines.

There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

Recently, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a quake in Indonesia.

Based on a social media post of The Philippine Star on Twitter, USGS recorded that Indonesia was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4.


Based on the post, the USGS said that the quake was located 85 km South-Southwest of Bogorawatu, Indonesia.

Prior to the 6.4 magnitude quake, Indonesia was also recently hit by a 6.0 magnitude quake located 219 km (136 miles) south of Raba in the east of Sumbawa.

As of this writing, there are still no reports as to whether there are aftershocks or damages caused by the recent quake. We’ll keep you posted for updates or further information.

Keep safe everyone.

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