There is now another tragedy on Earthquake in Indonesia. A severe earthquake shook this country in the early hours of Friday after the events of plane crash and landslide. So far, at least 34 people have been reported killed in a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in West Sulawesi, Indonesia, while around 700 people are said to be injured.
An Indonesian news agency BNPB has claimed this. According to this, the Governor's office, hotel, many houses and local health center have suffered a lot in this horrific earthquake. According to the information, at least 15 thousand people have left their homes and have fled and they have been taken to 10 safe locations. Due to the earthquake, electricity has also been lost in many areas and telephone networks have also been damaged. Even many roads have been broken.
The country is sitting on many disasters
This country, made up of about 18 thousand islands, is sitting on many troubles in a way. It is believed that this country is located near the 'Ring of Fire' zone of the Pacific Ocean. There are many active volcanoes and there are also tectonic faults that cause earthquakes. This earthquake came late at 1.28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was six kilometers away from Majeni Sagar and its depth was 10 kilometers. Thankfully, a tsunami did not occur due to this.
The administration has asked people to stay away from their homes because buildings can collapse at any time. Apart from this, the threat of tsunami also remains constant. Indonesia's state energy company PT Petramina Percero has said that there has been no damage to the sea plant due to the earthquake.
Efforts to smooth the power system
Indonesia's state-run companies have begun to restore the electricity system. For this, 123 employees have been deployed. At least 872 substations have been affected due to the earthquake. Half of these have been fixed.