In the south of Indonesia earthquake magnitude 7.1

To the north-west of the island group in the South Tanimbar Indonesia earthquake with magnitude 7.1. This was reported on Monday the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the sea about 215 kilometers from Saumlaki. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 155 kilometers, the ITAR-TASS news agency.

Information on casualties or damage were reported. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced. Indonesia is located in an area of high seismic activity known as the Pacific Ring of Fire.

Category: Natural disasters and the environment

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