Seventy-five residents suffered broken bones, of which 72 were from Maluku Tengah, and three from western Seram, he said. Meanwhile, 74 people sustained light injuries, of which 27 were from Ambon, 18 from Maluku Tengah and 29 from western Seram.
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All injured residents received maximum treatment from the medical team, he said.
A 6.5-magnitude earthquake had rattled Ambon, Maluku Province, on Thursday at 8:46 a.m. local time.
The epicenter of the earthquake was 40 kilometers (km) northeast of Ambon, 43 km southeast of Western Seram, and at a depth of 10 km below sea level.
The tremor did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami but several residents were in a state of panic and fled to a hilly area.
The earthquake also destroyed 6,184 houses in Maluku Tengah.
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