DHAKA: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 35 miles southeast of Palu on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said.
The quake was originally reported by the USGS as a magnitude of 6.5. The depth was reported at 12.5 miles.
The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a destructive tsunami was not generated by the earthquake and that the Japan Meteorological Agency may issue additional information on the quake.
BDST: 1735 HRS, AUG 18, 2012
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