6.7 magnitude quake hits Indonesia
New Delhi : It’s been horrid time for people residing in Indian Ocean. A series of tremors have jolted the people across the Asia pacific region.
A magnitude of 6.7 earthquake near Indonesia has shaken people in the Northern Territory. According to authorities there is no tsunami threat to Australia and New Zealand.
The Aussie agency confirmed tremors from the quake near the Banda Sea off Indonesia were felt in Darwin on Wednesday morning.
The quake occurred around 9am local Indonesian time with an epicentre 180km deep, and there were no immediate reports of damage. Indonesia’s disaster agency said residents in the south-west of the Moluccas island chain also felt the quake.
The epicentre was 630km north-west of Darwin and tremors appeared for several times.
Last year, a earthquake devastated the Himalayan nation Nepal. It was one of the worst furry that world has seen before. Over 20 lakhs people died and over 5 lakhs people lost their homes.