A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian province of Maluku on Wednesday, the country’s weather agency said.
The epicenter of the earthquake was about 180 kilometers (111 miles) northwest of the Maluku Tenggara Barat region, at a depth of 133 kilometers (82 miles), according to the Indonesian meteorological and geophysical agency BMKG.
The agency did not issue a tsunami alert after the earthquake.
No deaths were reported immediately.
In September, 36 people were killed in a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Ambon, the capital of Maluku province.
* Writing by Sena Guler in Ankara
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