Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Indonesia’s North Maluku
Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Indonesia’s North Maluku: Monday’s earthquake in Indonesia’s North Maluku region had a magnitude of 6.2, according to the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). According to the Indonesian Geological Agency, the magnitude is 5.9 and there is no risk of a tsunami. The agency also said that the epicenter of the earthquake was located 168 kilometers (104 miles) deep and 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) northeast of Jailolo city in North Maluku.
No immediate reports of injuries or damage were made. Indonesia is situated on the edge of the “Pacific Ring of Fire,” a region of intense seismic activity that is supported by many tectonic plates.
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