A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the country’s disaster relief agency said in a statement Friday.
At least three people have died. Also, 24 people were injured.
The earthquake’s epicentre was 6 kilometres northeast of Majene, the island’s capital. The quake took place at a depth of 10 kilometres.
Thousands of residents of the island have been evacuated, according to the statement.
According to the disaster relief agency, a hotel and the governor’s office have also been seriously damaged by the earthquake.