The Jakarta Post
A magnitude-6 earthquake hit Maluku on Wednesday afternoon, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has reported.
The earthquake struck at 2:33 p.m. Jakarta time with an epicenter 56 kilometers northwest of Saumlaki village in Maluku at a depth of 63 kilometers.
The BMKG said there was no threat of a tsunami following the quake.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake was recorded at a magnitude of 5.9.
There were no reports of damage or casualties at the time of publishing. (kuk)