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Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 strikes Indonesia: report

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement that, based on availabile data, there was no current tsunami threat from the event.

By: Reuters | London | Published: January 6, 2019 11:52:32 pm
Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 strikes Indonesia: report (Photo Courtesy: Google Maps)

An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 struck 174 km (108 miles) north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia’s Molucca islands on Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake hit at a depth of 60.5 km, it said. An earlier report from the USGS gave the magnitude of the quake at 7.0 and the depth at 10 km.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement that, based on availabile data, there was no current tsunami threat from the event.

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