Epicentre of the quake about 52 kms southwest of Tasikmalaya. (File)
A strong 6.5 earthquake rocked southern Indonesia near the island of Java late Friday evening, the US Geological Survey said.
The tremor was measured at a depth of 91 kilometres (56 miles) and struck less than a kilometre (mile) east-southeast of the coastal town of Cipatujah, USGS said. There was no immediate indication of a tsunami.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)