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09/01/2013 12:39 pm ET | Updated Nov 01, 2013

Indonesia Earthquake: 6.5-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Eastern Coast

A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The quake struck in waters near the Barat Daya islands in Maluku province, 411 kilometres (254 miles) east of Atambua and 425 kilometres south of Ambon, the USGS said. It was at a depth of 132 kilometres.