WORLD 6.1-magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

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6.1-magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

Xinhua

19:46, June 03, 2021

JAKARTA, June 3 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter scale jolted Indonesia's eastern province of North Maluku on Thursday, but did not trigger a tsunami alert, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.

File photo: Agencies

The quake rocked at 17:09 p.m. Jakarta time (1009 GMT) with the epicenter at 135 km southwest of Ternate city and at the depth of 10 km under the seabed.

The intensity of the quake was felt at II MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) in the city and II to III MMI in Labuha town of the province.

The tremors were also felt at II to III MMI in Manado, the provincial capital of nearby province of North Sulawesi in central parts of the country.

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