Monday 23 April 2018

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits off Indonesia's Maluku islands

Survivors perform Friday prayer at a mosque badly damaged by December's earthquake in Tringgading, Aceh province, Indonesia (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
Survivors perform Friday prayer at a mosque badly damaged by December's earthquake in Tringgading, Aceh province, Indonesia (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck off Indonesia's Maluku archipelago on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake was recorded 120 km (75 miles) west-northwest of the island of Ternate at 1141 GMT, at a depth of about 23 km, according to the USGS website.

More to follow...

Reuters

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