Magnitude 6.0 quake hits east of Indonesia

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 underwater quake has struck off east Indonesia, but no tsunami warnings have been posted.

New York: The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 underwater quake has struck off east Indonesia, but no tsunami warnings have been posted.

USGS said the quake occurred early today local time (2205 GMT) with its epicentre 222 kilometres north-northwest of Samulaki in Indonesia's eastern Maluku province.

USGS says the quake's depth was measured at 117 kilometres.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no tsunami warnings are in effect.

 

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