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Thursday, 14 November 2019

A powerful magnitude 7.4 quake reduced to a magnitude 7.1 by USGS has rocked Indonesia with authorities issuing a tsunami alert

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A powerful magnitude 7.4 quake reduced to a magnitude 7.1 by USGS has rocked Indonesia with authorities issuing a tsunami alert. The magnitude 7.1 struck-138km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
Apparently, the tsunami alert panicked locals to flee to higher ground, there are no reports of casualties or damage so far. 

Today's quake was the 7th of November and the 122nd major quake, (M6 or higher) of 2019, at the same time of the year in 2018, 113 major quakes had been reported, in 2017, just 92, 2017 had the lowest number of major quakes recorded this century with just 111.

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