Moderate earthquake hits East Indonesia

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Moderate earthquake hits East Indonesia

Jakarta : A modest earthquake occurred in North Maluku islands of East Indonesia on the wee hours on Monday. The quake occurred around 3.21 am (Indonesian time) on Monday.

The centre of the earthquake is stated to be 72 kms North-West of Halamhera district, 10 kms below the sea. The Richter scale has recorded 5.8 magnitude of the earthquake. The tremors were felt in some cities. So far no damage of property or life has been reported.