5.9-magnitude quake hits Bitung, Indonesia

Jakarta – An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted 154 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia 04:47:18 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 35.0 km, was initially determined to be at 1.8939 degrees north latitude and 126.4993 degrees east longitude.