In the eastern part of Indonesia, was today rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5. Reports that the American geophysical institute and USGS.
The quake struck the remote islands in Maluku, and was at 8.46 pm local time, 37 miles south-east of Ambon, and at a depth of 29 kilometers. There was no tsunamiwaarschuwing is given.
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for the time being, there are no reports of any casualties in the area. Have got already have at least one building of the university of Pattimura, and a bridge in the city of Ambon is damaged.
in Indonesia, located in the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire is a horseshoe shaped area around the Pacific Ocean. There are also numerous volcanoes and every year thousands of generally smaller quakes. It is caused by the movement of the aardplaten that collide with one another.
On december 26, 2004, caused by an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1 to Sumatra, a massive tsunami hit. It came to be in the region of no less than 220.000 people in your life, and that of 170,000 in Indonesia.
Prelim to the M6.5 Earthquake-Seram, Indonesia Sep 25 23:46 UTC, update, https://t.co/pXzGwmMKOx USGS Big Quakes(@ USGSBigQuakes link