An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck off the eastern Indonesian coast Monday evening, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami alert was issued and no damage was reported.
A picture taken in Banda Aceh on April 12 shows the general view of west coast of Sumatera in Banda Aceh. An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 has struck off the southeastern Indonesia coast evening, the US Geological Survey said.
The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at 6:43 pm Monday (1143 GMT), was located in the Banda Sea 139 km (86 miles) southeast of the town of Ambon, the USGS reported. It took place at a depth of 34 km.
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