An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale occurred on Thursday in the eastern part of the country, a tsunami is not expected, RIA Novosti reported at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.
Quake epicenter was located 73 kilometers north-east of the eastern part of the island of Seram in the Moluccas province, and lies a hotbed of just ten kilometers below the sea surface Seram.
Indormatsii of casualties or destruction have been reported yet.
In Indonesia is the world's most earthquake. In 2004, at the north-western coast of Sumatra, there was the strongest in 40 years the world's earthquakes. Consequent tsunami claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in 12 countries of the Indian Ocean.
In 2009, the victims of a series of powerful earthquakes in West Sumatra province were more than a thousand people, and the last of the devastating earthquake in the region occurred in October 2010. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.2 with the epicenter at 78 kilometers to the southwest of the South Island PAGE cause local tsunamis. Within 15 minutes after the earthquake struck the coast is the archipelago Mentavey 15 meter rolls of water, completely destroying at least six villages and severely damaged two dozen others. Brunt of the disaster took over the chain of islands Mentavey. The islands were killed about 500 people.