15 Nov 2014

Indonesia quake sparks tsunami warning

7:33 pm on 15 November 2014

A tsunami warning is no longer in place following a magnitude 7.3 earthquake that struck eastern Indonesia.

The quake on Saturday was at a depth of 40km and centred in Halmahera in the Maluku Islands.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported no risk of a Pacific-wide tsunami.

It had said tsunami waves were possible for coasts within 300 kilometres of the quake centre.