1. Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits off Indonesia’s Maluku islands: USGS

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits off Indonesia’s Maluku islands: USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck off Indonesia's Maluku archipelago on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

By: | Published: January 14, 2017 6:37 PM
earthquale-l The quake was recorded 120 km (75 miles) west-northwest of the island of Ternate at 1141 GMT, at a depth of about 23 km, according to the USGS website. File photo: Reuters)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck off Indonesia’s Maluku archipelago on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was recorded 120 km (75 miles) west-northwest of the island of Ternate at 1141 GMT, at a depth of about 23 km, according to the USGS website.

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