Magnitude 6.9 MOLUCCA SEA
Thursday, July 26, 2007 at 05:40:16 UTC
The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 220 km (135 miles) N of Ternate, Moluccas, Indonesia 330 km (205 miles) ENE of Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia at 11:40 PM MDT yesterday, Jul 25, 2007 (Jul 26 at 1:40 PM local time in Molucca Sea). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time; however, this earthquake may have caused damage due to its location and size.
Several injuries, and damage to tens of houses in North Maluku Province. Felt (V) at Ternate; (IV) at Manado and Tobelo; (III) at Labuha. Also felt at Davao, Philippines.
Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver