A magnitude 6.5 earthquake was measured at 10.46 am local time at the Molucca Sea in Sulawesi, Indonesia.
This region is also frequented by tourists.
The epic center was
122 km (75 mi) SE of Modayag, Indonesia
161 km (99 mi) S of Tondano, Indonesia
165 km (102 mi) S of Tomohon, Indonesia
175 km (108 mi) S of Bitung, Indonesia
932 km (577 mi) N of Dili, East Timor
Even though this is a strong earthquake, no major damage or injuries are excepted.