Strong 6.2-magnitude quake hits eastern Indonesia, no tsunami warning issued...


NewsBytes | 2018-08-28 11:49 UTC

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia today, US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage.

The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of 8km, about 100km southeast of Kupang on Indonesian portion of Timor island, USGS said.

A string of deadly earthquakes that rocked Indonesia's Lombok island this summer killed 555 people.

By Shontyraj on 2018-08-28 11:49 UTC
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