Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes Banda Sea in Indonesia; no tsunami warning

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes Banda Sea in Indonesia; no tsunami warning
# 08 November 2023 09:41 (UTC +04:00)

An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck the Banda Sea region in Indonesia on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, APA reports citing Reuters.

The quake was 370 km (229.9 miles) southeast of Ambon, Indonesia and estimated at a depth of 146 km, EMSC added. There was no tsunami threat from the earthquake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PWTC) said.

EMSC had initially reported it as magnitude 6.8.

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