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Powerful earthquake in Indonesia’s Sulawesi kills dozens, injures hundreds

At least 42 people have died with hundreds more injured after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early Friday, according to Indonesia’s Disaster Management Agency.The epicenter of the quake, which struck at 1:28 a.m. Jakartatime, was 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) northeast of the city of Majene, at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), according to Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency.Thirty-four people died in the city of Mamuju, to the north of the epicenter, while another eight died in Majene.In Majene, at least 637 were injured and 15,000 residents have been displaced, according to the country’s National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB).

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