Magnitude-5.8 quake jolts Indonesia
No tsunami alert issued after tremor strikes off East Seram Regency
A magnitude-5.8 earthquake struck Indonesia’s Maluku province early Sunday, according to the Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency.
The epicenter was located 117 kilometers (72 miles) off East Seram Regency at a depth of 28 kilometers (17 miles).
The agency did not issue a tsunami alert and there were no immediate reports of damage.
Thirty-six people were killed in magnitude-6.8 quake in Ambon, the capital city of Maluku province in September.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.