Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses.
There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
A magnitude 6.0 – 148km NNE of Palue, Indonesia is the third major quake of December, it is the 127th of 2016.
2016 could register the lowest number of major quakes this century in one year, with just over three weeks of December to go, another 5 or less magnitude 6 +ers would see the year total fall to less than 133.
Around 150 major quakes per year is the 21st century average.