Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Hits Pacific Ocean Near Indonesia
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Indonesia, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre announced on Wednesday.
The earthquake was recorded at 04:53 UTC (04:53 GMT), 331 kilometers (205 miles) southeast of the Indonesian city of Ambon. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles).
There was no immediate information on casualties from the quake.
4 November, 13:52
The US National Tsunami Warning Center said there was no threat of a tsunami from the earthquake.