Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia

Strong and very shallow earthquake measured as M6.6 by Geoscience Australia hit Kepulauan Alor, Indonesia (near East Timor). The agency is reporting a very shallow depth of 3 km (1.8 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 14.3 km (8.9 miles). According to the…

Tropical Storm Errol Drenches Timor

Tropical Storm Errol Drenches Timor

An island shared by Indonesia and independent East Timor received a solid soaking from a minimal tropical storm that formed to the south, over the Timor Sea.Tropical Storm Errol never became very well organized, and quickly lost force to a tropical depression shortly