Strong earthquake in Indonesia waters

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck 270 km (168 miles) north northwest of Saumlaki in the Tanimbar Islands of Indonesia on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

Last Updated: Dec 26, 2009, 15:21 PM IST

Singapore: A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck 270 km (168 miles) north northwest of Saumlaki in the Tanimbar Islands of Indonesia on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.
The quake was at a depth of 56 km (35 miles) and hit at 08:57 GMT. USGS had initially put the magnitude at 6.2.
Indonesian authorities said there was no tsunami warning.

Bureau Report