A powerful earthquake measuring 6.2 on Richter scale struck off Indonesia near Manado, Sulawesi, on Wednesday morning, informed the US Geological Survey.
The Dutch government has said that it had compensated 10 women whose husbands were executed by its army between 1946 and 1947 on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.
Authorities say flash floods and a landslide triggered by torrential rains on Indonesia`s Sulawesi island have killed at least 10 people.
Indonesia is prone to earthquakes because it is in the Pacific Ring of Fire, an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Monday, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, and no tsunami alert.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake
hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi Monday.
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