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.