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Quake hits Indonesia's Maluku

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern province of Maluku on Thursday, Indonesia's geophysics agency said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

world Updated: Jan 01, 2009 10:25 IST

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern province of Maluku on Thursday, Indonesia's geophysics agency said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

The quake hit at 10:44 am (0344 GMT), with the epicentre 166 kilometres (103 miles) northwest of Saumlaki, Maluku. It was recorded at a depth of 14 kilometres.

No tsunami warning was issued.