Indonesia issues tsunami warning after Molucca Sea quake

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have issued a tsunami warning after a strong earthquake struck in the Molucca Sea.

The U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday that the magnitude 6.9 quake was centered 185 kilometers (114.8 miles) southeast of Manado at a depth of 24 kilometers (15 miles).

The quake caused panic in the city of Ternate in the Maluku island chain, where people ran to higher ground.

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