JAKARTA, INDONESIA (AP) – An undersea earthquake shook part of eastern Indonesia on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
The United States (US) Geological Survey said the 5.7-magnitude quake struck 158 kilometres off Laikit village in North Sulawesi province. It said the quake was centred about 30 kilometres beneath the sea.
The Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency, which put the quake at 5.9-magnitude and 10 kilometres depth, said the quake was unlikely to trigger a tsunami.
More details on Monday’s Borneo Bulletin