The epicenter of the quake was located 132 kilometers (82 miles) southwest of the city Leksula, at a depth of 428 kilometers (266 miles), according to the agency. There have been neither immediate reports of damages or casualties,. nor a tsunami threat.
Indonesia is located in the so-called Ring of Fire quake zone, where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. Earlier this week, a strong 6.5 earthquake occurred in South Sumatra, a province on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. READ MORE