Strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

Strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia
# 06 May 2020 18:29 (UTC +04:00)

An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck near Kepulauan Babar region in Indonesia, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), APA reports citing Sputnik. 

The quake, which was registered at 13:53 UTC, occurred at a depth of 112 km 345 kilometres of Tual with a population of 39,600, the EMSC added. 

No injuries or damage has so far been reported. 

Indonesia, which is located in the seismically active "Pacific Ring of Fire", has repeatedly suffered from powerful earthquakes that may trigger tsunamis.

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