An earthquake measuring 6.3 Richter scale rocked Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku on Sunday, with no potential to trigger a tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.
The quake jolted at 10:43 p.m. Jakarta time (0343 GMT) with the epicenter at 193 km northeast Maluku Barat Daya district and the depth at 196 km under sea bed
The intensity of the quake was felt at II to III MMI (Modified Mercally Intensity) in Saumlaki town, and II MMI in Dobo town.
Indonesia has been often hit by earthquakes as it sits on a vulnerable quake-impacted zone called "the Pacific Ring of Fire." Enditem.