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Shallow 6.1-magnitude quake hits off eastern Indonesia: USGS

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AFP Jakarta
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia late today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake had a depth of 11.9 kilometres and its epicentre was in the Seram Sea around 194 kilometres northwest of Ambon, capital of Maluku province, according to USGS.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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First Published: Feb 26 2018 | 8:10 PM IST

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