Mild quake hits North Sulawesi

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on Richter scale shook Melonguane in North Sulawesi at 5 p.m. Jakarta time on Saturday, but no damages or injuries were reported.

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency located the epicenter of the quake in North Sulawesi waters at 43 kilometers southeast of Melonguane at a depth of 10 kilometers below the sea floor.

Earlier in the day another mild quake jolted the same town, but no tsunami warning was issued.