According to the Indonesia Geophysics Agency, the epicenter of the tremor was registered just southwest of Seram Island, Trend reports citing Sputnik.
Loca authorities have not issued a tsunami warning. The Indonesia geophysics agency, has, however, reported a stronger 6.8 magnitude. There have been no reports of damage or casualties.
According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake hit about 37 kilometers (23 miles) northeast of Ambon in the Maluku province at 8:46 a.m. local time, at a depth of 29 kilometers.www.anews.az