Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9-magnitude Molucca Sea earthquake

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

The U.S. Geological Survey in Golden said Sunday the magnitude 6.9 quake was centered 114.8 miles southeast of Manado at a depth of 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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