In the east of Indonesia there was an earthquake measuring 5,0

The earthquake measuring 5,0 has on the Richter scale occurred on Wednesday in east part of Indonesia, there is no threat of a tsunami, have reported in National administration of meteorology, climatology and geophysics of the country.

Epicenter of a tremor was in 184 kilometers to the northwest from the city of Saumlaki in the province Molukki, the center lay at a depth of 171 kilometer under the surface of the Banda Sea.

About the victims and destructions it isn’t reported yet.

Indonesia is a part of a so-called Pacific fiery ring (a powerful tectonic break). In this area of the globe the most active tectonic plates, one of which moves with a speed of seven centimeters a year, settle down. Annually seismologists register 6-7 thousand earthquakes measuring over 4,0 here.

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