5.3-magnitude quake strikes western Indonesia-Xinhua

5.3-magnitude quake strikes western Indonesia

Source: Xinhua| 2023-01-14 08:54:15|Editor: huaxia

JAKARTA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rocked off Indonesia's western province of Bengkulu on Saturday morning, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The quake occured at 05:41 a.m. Saturday local time with its epicenter located at 55 km southwest of Kaur district and a depth of 18 km under the seabed, the agency reported.

The quake did not have the potentia to trigger a tsunami, it added.