6.5-magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesia's Maluku
No casualties or damage have been reported so far, according to the agency.
The quake struck at 20:27 local time and the epicenter was 275 km east of Southwest Maluku Regency with a depth of 162 km under the sea.
Meanwhile, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) put the magnitude at 6.3 with a depth of 140.6 km.
The Indonesian Meteorological and Geophysical Agency said there was no potential for tsunami.
Indonesia sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire where several tectonic plates meet, making it vulnerable to frequent earthquakes. ■