6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked off Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku on Friday, but did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami.
Jakarta: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked off Indonesia’s eastern province of Maluku on Friday, but did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami, the meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.
The weather agency had first reported the quake as 6.6-magnitude before revising it to 6.4, Xinhua News Agency reported.
The earthquake happened at 16:37 p.m. local time (0937 GMT), with its epicenter situated 124 km southwest of Southeast Maluku Regency of the province and a depth of 32 km under the seabed, the meteorology agency said.