JAKARTA, Indonesia – A strong undersea earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia late Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries, damage or a possible tsunami.
The magnitude 6.2 quake struck at 11:44 p.m. and was centered 34 miles beneath the Molucca Sea, the USGS said on its Web site.
A magnitude 9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami on Dec. 26 killed more than 131,000 people in Indonesia's western Aceh province and left a half-million homeless.
The USGS Web site mentioned no immediate possibility of a tsunami.