An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 struck 59 km NNE of Masohi, Indonesia on Friday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
The quake occurred took place at 16:04:05 (UTC+05:30) at a depth of 10.0 km.
According to USGS, the epicentre was found to be at 2.814S and 129.206E respectively.
Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis frequently strike Indonesia, a country of more than 270 million people because of its location on the "Ring of Fire."
The Ring of Fire, or the Circum-Pacific Belt, is a path along the Pacific Ocean characterized by active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes.
It is a horseshoe-shaped belt about 40,000km long and about 500 km wide that contains two-thirds of the world's total volcanoes and 90 per cent of Earth's earthquakes. (ANI)