There was a major earthquake of magnitude (M) 6.5 in the Maluku Islands, eastern Indonesia, around 8:45 am (Japan time). According to the National Disaster Management Agency, at least 20 people were killed and 107 were injured.
In the photo released by the agency, there are houses whose walls have collapsed and the ceiling has fallen. In addition to government facilities, bridges, roads, places of worship, and university facilities were damaged, and about 2,000 people were evacuated. (Hidefumi Nogami)