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Magnitude 6 earthquake strikes Nias region in western Indonesia: EMSC

Magnitude 6 earthquake strikes Nias region in western Indonesia: EMSC

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck in the Nias region in western Indonesia on Apr 20, 2021. (Graphic: USGS)

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck in the Nias region in western Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Tuesday (Apr 20).

EMSC said the quake was at a depth of 10km, after reporting a depth of 2km earlier with 5.9 magnitude.

The earthquake was 325km southwest of the city of Padangsidempuan in North Sumatra, EMSC said.

Source: Reuters/vc

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