An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude on the Richter scale struck 44 km northeast of Maluku province’s Airbuaya in Indonesia on February 26 (Photo: ndtv.com)

Hanoi (VNA) – An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude on the Richter scale struck 44 km northeast of Maluku province’s Airbuaya in Indonesia on February 26, according to the US Geological Survey.

The Chinese news agency Xinhua reported that the quake occurred at 13:34 (local time) and its epicentre was 11.92km deep. There have been no reports of casualties or damage caused by the incident. – VNA