Magnitude 7.0 quake hits off Indonesia, no tsunami warning

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Posted: Nov 26, 2014 9:52 AM

(Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck in the sea 150 km (90 miles) northwest of Ternate, Moluccas, Indonesia at 1433 GMT (09:33 a.m. ET) on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

It put the quake at a depth of 65 km.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in its bulletin for the quake that no tsunami warning was in effect.

(Writing by Andrew Heavens)