Jakarta, June 16: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale rocked eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, an official said. “The tremors were moderate and it did not cause any damage,” Xinhua quoted a spokesman of Indonesia’s Meteorology and Geophysics Agency as saying. Also Read - Fitting Punishment? Tourists Roaming Without Masks Made to Do 50 Push-ups in Bali | Watch

The quake did not have the potential of triggering a tsunami, the official added. The epicentre of the quake was 71 km northeast of Sangihe island in North Sulawesi province and its depth was 71 km under seabed. Also Read - 34 Killed, Hundreds Injured After Earthquake of 6.2 Magnitude Rocks Indonesia's Sulawesi Islands

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