In Indonesia, an earthquake of magnitude 7.0

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred in the Moluccan Sea at a depth of 35 km, 130 km from the Indonesian island of Ternate. In the Indonesian islands, a tsunami was announced, which caused panic among the locals.

Later, the threat of a tsunami was removed. The aftershocks were felt by the inhabitants of the Moluccas, Ternate Islands and Sulawesi Islands. After the concussion, the locals fled in panic from their homes on high ground.