June 9, 2020 / 5:43 AM / a month ago

Indonesia says quake hits south of Buru island, no tsunami risk

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An earthquake with a 6.0 magnitude struck south of Buru Island in the Moluccas Islands province in eastern Indonesia, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysical agency (BMKG) said on Tuesday.

The quake, which had a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), was not expected to trigger a tsunami, the agency added in a bulletin posted on Twitter.

Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by Ed Davies

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