Strong earthquake hits eastern Indonesia

Last Updated: Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 21:34

Jakarta: A strong offshore earthquake has
shaken parts of eastern Indonesia.

The Indonesian meteorological and geophysics agency
says no tsunami warning was issued after the quake Sunday, and
there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The US Geological Survey says the quake measured
magnitude 6.0 and struck at a depth of 8.7 kilometres
northwest of Dobo, about 3,000 kilometres east of Jakarta.

A resident contacted on the nearby island of Ambon
said he did not feel the quake.


First Published: Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 21:34
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