An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred on Wednesday near the Indonesian island of Sumba. It is reported by the USGS.
Tremors recorded at 11.39 UTC (13.39 in Kiev). The epicenter was located 70 kilometers South of the village Kahala in the province of East Nusa Tenggara.
The focus lies at a depth of 15.3 kilometers.
Information on possible victims and destructions did not arrive.
Recall, January 20, off the coast of Chile, an earthquake of a magnitude of 6.8 points.
The epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of more than 54 kilometers 15 km to the South-West from the settlement of Coquimbo.