Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia

An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.9, has struck off the northwest of Indonesia’s Moluccas Islands.

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck on Monday, around 330 km (205 miles) north-northwest of Indonesia’s Moluccas Islands, the US Geological Survey said. The USGS added that the quake occurred 102 km deep.

The NOOA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that, based on available information, “a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected”.

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