A 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit Maluku waters in eastern Indonesia Saturday afternoon, but there was no immediate report of casualties or material damage, said the Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMG), quoted by the national Antara News Agency.

The quake struck at 16:00 Western Indonesian Standard Time (0900 GMT), with the epicenter at a depth of 137 km below sea level,230 km Southwest of Saumlaki and 371 km Southeast of Ambon, the capital of Maluku province.