7.5-magnitude earthquake hits in remote areas of Indonesia; no tsunami threat
DECCAN CHRONICLE | DC Correspondent
Published on: June 24, 2019 | Updated on: June 24, 2019
Indonesia: An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no initial tsunami warnings.
The quake hit at a depth of 220 km, the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.
The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected after the quake, which was initially recorded with a magnitude of 7.2.