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An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hits the Indonesian island of Sulawesi

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Melongwan, north of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, on Saturday morning, according to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency.

The epicenter of the quake was in the sea, 112 km southwest of Melongwan, at a depth of 10 km, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.

No tsunami warning was issued after the quake, and there were no immediate reports of human or material losses.