Jan. 7, 2019– Mary Greeley News – JAKARTA (Reuters) – An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 from a M 7.0 struck 174 km (108 miles) north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia’s Molucca islands on Sunday, followed by a series of aftershocks, but with no tsunami risk, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake hit at a depth of 60.5 km and was followed by aftershocks of a magnitude of 5.5 to 5.1.
There has bee 17 aftershocks as of Monday morning CDT the largest being a M5.5. Recent earthquake having a depth of 40-35km.
The USGS says there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake, which follows a 7.2 magnitude quake on December 29 in the same area. It was also downgraded to magnitude 6.6.
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