Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits remote area of Indonesia

123rf

A strong 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coasts of Indonesia on Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia.

Authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami.

The quake hit at a depth of about 208 km, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

More from International

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Weekend Playlist

    8:00pm - 4:00am

    Every Friday night Dubai Eye 103.8 plays you the greatest party classics and anthems all the way till Saturday morning!

  • Nights on Dubai Eye 103.8

    4:00am - 6:00am

    Dubai Eye complements the conversation with the music you love from the eighties, nineties and newer.

On Dubai Eye

  • Tony Robbins Live in Dubai

    Najahi Events presents the highly anticipated Tony Robbins Event, Achieve the Unimaginable with Celebrity Guest Appearances, Live at the Coca Cola Arena, 3rd September.

  • Farmer's Kitchen

    Welcome to Farmer's Kitchen, the brand new show for foodies on Dubai Eye 103.8.

  • Brandy Scott Signs TV Deal!

    Brandy Scott's novel, 'Not Bad People' will be adpated for television. Watch her interview here.