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Mild quake hits eastern Indonesia

A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia.

world Updated: Jul 20, 2009 13:26 IST

A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Monday, officials said.

The quake hit at 11:37am (0337 GMT) some 60 kilometres (37 miles) southeast of Sumbawa Besar on West Nusa Tenggara island, the bureau of meteorology said.

Local radio quoted people on the resort island of Bali as saying they felt tremors but there were no reports of damage.