JAKARTA, Jan 22, 2007 (AFP) - Two
earthquakes struck off Indonesia Tuesday, meteorologists said, following
a major undersea quake that left one person dead.
The second quake, of magnitude 5.3, struck
136 kilometres (85 miles) southwest of the Moluccas islands at 1:44 am
(1644 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the US Geological
The second quake, also with a strength
of 5.3, hit seconds earlier 296 kilometres south of Banda Aceh, in Sumatra,
at a depth of 22 kilometres, the USGS added.
There was no immediate reports of damage
from either quake.