Earthquake in Sumatra: Earthquake in Sumatra, Indonesia A 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred on Sunday. This information has been given by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). However, no loss of life or property has been reported so far.
A report by news agency ANI said that the epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 54.2 km from the earth. There have been no reports of any physical damage or casualties so far. It has been told that Indonesia, a country with a population of more than 270 million, is located on the ‘Ring of Fire’.
frequent major earthquakes
According to information, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis often occur here. The Ring of Fire, or Circum-Pacific Belt, is a tract along the Pacific Ocean that causes active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes.
It is a horseshoe-shaped belt about 40,000 km long and about 500 km wide, containing two-thirds of the world’s volcanoes and 90 percent of Earth’s earthquakes.
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