6.3 earthquake off Indonesia, no damage

Last updated 01:53 09/10/2012

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A 6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia early on Tuesday morning (NZT), the United States Geological Survey says, but there are no immediate reports of any casualties or damage.

The quake struck at 12.43am, 140 kilometres southeast of the city of Ambon, at a depth of 35km, the USGS said.

An Indonesian meteorological service official said no tsunami was generated.

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