Strong Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Geological survey says a 7.1 magnitude earthquake has shaken eastern Indonesia. The quake occurred at 1653 UT and was centered about 200 kilometers northwest of the Tanimbar Islands in Maluku Province.

The temblor occurred at a depth of 155 kilometers under the Banda Sea. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami warning.